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stickup

or stick-up

[stik-uhp] /ˈstɪkˌʌp/
noun, Informal.
1.
a holdup; robbery.
Origin of stickup
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; noun use of verb phrase stick up
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stickup

noun

  1. An armed robbery; holdup: a robbery or a ''stick-up'' (1887+)
  2. An armed robber: Mallory looked at the dark stick-up (1905+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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