a large, powerful yeoman who was a member of Robin Hood's band.
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How to use Little John in a sentence
Little John, go to the chest and count out four hundred pounds.Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades | Florence Holbrook
She explained her design to her juvenile confidant and Little John-Ed was made immensely proud of such mark of her trust.Sheila of Big Wreck Cove | James A. Cooper
But already Little John-Ed was a henchman of hers, in spite of the fact that Sheila often had made him work.Sheila of Big Wreck Cove | James A. Cooper
Drawing in his breath, Little John commenced a long chase of his foe, who had raced off to the other side of the table.Robin Hood | Paul Creswick
They found Little John, the new kitchen-drawer, bending in consternation over the lifeless form of the cook.Robin Hood | Paul Creswick
British Dictionary definitions for Little John
one of Robin Hood's companions, noted for his great size and strength
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Cultural definitions for Little John
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