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Robin Hood


  1. a legendary English outlaw of the 12th century, hero of many ballads, who robbed the rich to give to the poor: a popular model of courage, generosity and justice, as well as of skill in archery, he lived and presided over his band of followers chiefly in Sherwood Forest.

Robin Hood


  1. a legendary English outlaw of the reign of Richard I, who according to tradition lived in Sherwood Forest and robbed the rich to give to the poor

Robin Hood

  1. A character of English legend, the subject of many ballads (see also ballad ) and stories since the fourteenth century. ( See under “Mythology and Folklore.” )

Robin Hood

  1. A legendary robber of the Middle Ages in England , who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. An excellent archer, he lived in Sherwood Forest with the fair Maid Marian, the stalwart Little John , the priest Friar Tuck, the musician Allan-a-Dale, and others who helped him rob rich landlords and thwart his chief enemy, the sheriff of Nottingham .

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The real star of this meal is Carrie’s stupid little Robin Hood hat, which she is not pulling off nearly as well as that sexy cartoon fox.

From Eater

It’s a great part of the Robin Hood ecosystem and really helps reinforce how their brand is making investing radically more accessible.

From Digiday

Lupin’s cultural significance in France has been likened to that of Robin Hood or Sherlock Holmes.

From Time

In the legend, Robin Hood is a beloved outlaw stealing from the rich to give to the poor.

From Fortune

Granted, they’re not luxury goods, but still, Robin Hood would be proud.

From Ozy

But it is clear why they consider him some Robin Hood and others considered him the devil.

So you get to see a little bit of the Robin Hood thing and his family life, and then his ruthlessness.

Wainwright withholds the easy pleasure of revenge, or the noble suffering of a Robin Hood character.

Last of Robin Hood also centers on a young woman who falls for a rakish older movie star.

The outspoken star on her latest film, The Last of Robin Hood, profound drug experiences, and more.

Robin Hood stared at him for a moment with a puzzled expression, and then walked into his little shop, and Davy turned away.

The forests of England gave cover to the outlaws whose very much flattered portrait is to be found in the ballads of Robin Hood.

"Let's play Robin Hood," Bess proposed one morning as they sat in a row on the fence.

He is a gay, dashing, Robin Hood sort of chap and she is charmed.

"That's all a mistake about Tell," said Robin Hood, contemptuously.





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