armed robbery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n armed robbery robbery at gunpoint
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Usage

In literature:

On June 18 Butler was put on his trial in the Melbourne Criminal Court before Mr. Justice Holroyd, charged with robbery under arms.
"A Book of Remarkable Criminals" by H. B. Irving
His latest crime, proven beyond question, had been the murder of three people and armed robbery.
"The Seven who were Hanged" by Leonid Andreyev
It is not robbery, but a military operation, rather a feat of arms like any other.
"The Companions of Jehu" by Alexandre Dumas, père
That was bribery, perjury, false pretences, robbery under arms, anything you will!
"The Fighting Chance" by Robert W. Chambers
A small armed steamer on the lake might stop nearly the whole of this wholesale robbery and murder.
"The Personal Life Of David Livingstone" by William Garden Blaikie
Nowhere had the federal arm resented insult and robbery with a blow.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862" by Various
The youth who had been mixed up in the robbery of the jewelry works grabbed the former teacher by the arm.
"Dave Porter in the Gold Fields" by Edward Stratemeyer
ROBBERY UNDER ARMS: A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Gold-fields of Australia.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Except for Rooney, everyone on that list is here for armed robbery or murder and usually both.
"Take the Reason Prisoner" by John Joseph McGuire
She had been ready for news of a crime of passion, or at least of armed robbery.
"A Mixture of Genius" by Arnold Castle
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In news:

Police seek suspect in armed robbery .
UT dismisses 2 players charged in armed robbery .
Trio of Teaneck men charged with armed robbery at Lodi gas station.
Arrest in gas station armed robbery .
Sylvester police investigating overnight armed robbery and stolen magnum.
Armed robberies are happening all over Central Arkansas at gas stations, convenience stores, and shopping store parking lots.
Christiansburg Police make an arrested in a purse theft and armed robbery cases.
Armed robbery suspects take cash, lottery tickets from 7-11.
Man sentenced to 25 years for Armed Robbery .
One of two suspects in a possible armed robbery was arrested Monday afternoon during a police search of streets near the Laurel District.
According to the Hamilton Township Police Department, just before 1:00 Saturday afternoon, police responded to the CVS on Harding Highway in Mays Landing for an attempted armed robbery .
Frontpage Two arrested for attempted armed robbery .
Waynesboro man wanted in armed robbery .
Deputies continue investigation of Nedrow Hess Mart armed robbery .
Suspects in the Nedrow Hess Mart armed robbery .
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