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[tur-pin] /ˈtɜr pɪn/
Ben, 1874–1940, U.S. silent-film comedian.
Richard ("Dick") 1706–39, English highwayman. Unabridged
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  • Whan Turpin sawe there was none other remedy, he helde him selfe contente.

  • And, as Turpin had done, so also did he painfully crawl towards the stream.

    A Book of Myths Jean Lang
  • Then he rose and bade Turpin have the remains of his wife buried that same day.

    Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland
  • Turpin sounded the blasts, and Jenkins headed for the Indiana shore.

    Shawn of Skarrow James Tandy Ellis
  • Then from a little hill Turpin the Archbishop spoke to them.

  • I will fight beside you,' he said to Turpin, 'and till I am dead I will never leave you.

  • "We will talk about the matter after breakfast," said Turpin.

    Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for Turpin


Dick. 1706–39, English highwayman
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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