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Turpin, Dick

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTurpin, DickDick TurpinTur‧pin, Dick /ˈtɜːpɪn $ ˈtɜːr-/ 🔊 🔊 (1706–39) an English highwayman (=a criminal who stole from people travelling in carriages). He was hanged for his crimes, but there are many popular stories about his adventures.
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