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Rover Boy

a courageous and principled person who is somewhat naïve and inexperienced.
Origin of Rover Boy
after the heroes of the Rover Boys series, American children's books by Edward Stratemeyer (1862-1930) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • These students were very bitter against the Rover Boy, and several did all they could to trip him up and cover him with snow.

    The Rover Boys on a Tour Arthur M. Winfield
  • This was all he could tell Sam of importance, and the Rover Boy went off, to rejoin his chum in a very thoughtful mood.

    The Rover Boys on a Tour Arthur M. Winfield

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