He was beaten and robbed when sent to tour Europe, after which he made his way back to England.
It began, in Damascus, with a gunshot that robbed my uncle of his life.
He says he and his 78-year-old father were roughed up and robbed in a bad neighborhood near El Morro that night.
But for others, Taylor robbed them of their humanity and their future.
Residents, both locals and expats, mull it over in daily conversations: whose apartment got robbed last night?
He knows who robbed him of his liberty, and from me shall he learn who has restored it to him.
"It was all in my eye the night the mail was robbed," I replied.
Fresh from the country he succumbed to temptation and robbed the mails.
Buck Bradford, the feller that robbed the mail and run away.
When they robbed a train they let the newsboy alone for fear he would get the drop on them.
late 12c., from Old French rober "rob, steal, pillage, ransack, rape," from West Germanic *rauba "booty" (cf. Old High German roubon "to rob," roub "spoil, plunder;" Old English reafian, source of the reave in bereave), from Proto-Germanic *raubon "to rob," from PIE *reup-, *reub- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)).
Lord, hou schulde God approve þat þou robbe Petur, and gif þis robbere to Poule in þe name of Crist? [Wyclif, c.1380]To rob the cradle is attested from 1864 in reference to drafting young men in the American Civil War; by 1949 in reference to seductions or romantic relationships with younger persons. Related: Robbed; robbing.