Ben,1874–1940, U.S. silent-film comedian.
RichardDick, 1706–39, English highwayman.

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Historical Examples of turpin

  • 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.

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for turpin



Dick . 1706–39, English highwayman
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