Definition of Robbin

1. n. A kind of package in which pepper and other dry commodities are sometimes exported from the East Indies. The robbin of rice in Malabar weighs about 84 pounds.



2. n. See Ropeband.

Definition of Robbin

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Noun. A kind of package in which pepper and other dry commodities are sometimes exported from the East Indies. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) (alternative form of ropeband) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Robbin

1. a roband [n -S] - See also: roband

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robbin

robb'd
robbable
robbed
robber
robber-baron
robber baron
robber barons
robber fly
robber frog
robberies
robbers
robbery
robbery conviction
robbery suspect
robbeth
robbin (current term)
robbing
robbing Peter to pay Paul
robe
robe-de-chambre
robed
robeless
robelike
robemaker
robemakers
robemaking
robenidine
robert
robertsite
robes

Literary usage of Robbin

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1. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1884)
"where he is, but he would not, I then askt him if he was not robbin Vassal], (for I mistrusted it was he) and upon that he laughed and said his name was not ..."

2. The Roxburghe Ballads by William Chappell (1874)
"From Oberon in Fairy Land the King of Ghosts and shadowes there, Mad robbin I at his command, am sent to view the night-sports here What revell rout Is kept ..."

3. Ingleside Rhaims: Verses in the Dialect of Burns by Jeremiah Eames Rankin (1887)
"Auld robbin, he carried Us twa on his back, That day we were married; Nor halted nor tarried, Nor needed a crack, Auld robbin, he's nibblet Frae ilk o' the ..."

4. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"But O, they're darling boys for a', ^robbin Bcll—anA ... Sat chirping out their wail, The tane o' them was the robbin ..."

5. Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes by Lina Eckenstein (1906)
"In the collection of the piece stands as follows:— I We will go to the wood, says robbin to Bobbin, We will go to the wood, says Richard to robbin, ..."

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