Definition of Robins
1. Noun. (plural of Robin) ¹
2. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names dot=) derived from (term Robin). ¹
3. Noun. (plural of robin) ¹
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Definition of Robins
1. robin [n] - See also: robin
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Literary usage of Robins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"One small hamlet sent to market annually enough dead robins to return $500 at five cents per dozen; which means 120000 birds! Last winter Mr. Edward A. ..."
2. A History of the Conceptions of Limits and Fluxions in Great Britain, from by Florian Cajori (1919)
"Benjamin robins was a native of Bath and a self-educated mathematician of considerable reputation. The debate carried on by Bishop Berkeley ..."
3. Archives of Maryland by Maryland Historical Society (1887)
"And further hee saith that the said robins comming afterwards in April! ... and soe the said robins departed at that time without the said Cowe. ..."
4. Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland ; Notes Illustrative of the Most by George Adolphus Hanson (1876)
"1815, and George robins Goldsborough, b. lltb April 1821. ... She was the dau. of George robins and Henrietta Maria Tilghman, who m. 22d April 1721. ..."
5. The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's by Ontario High Court of Justice (1888)
"THIS was an appeal from a judgment of Robertson, J., in an action brought by William Wanty against Frederick Benton robins and Annie Maria Wood, ..."
6. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"robins added to the first, two or three other discourses explanatory or the calculus. He left behind him the character of being one of the most accurate ..."
7. Representative One-act Plays by British and Irish Authors by Clark, Barrett Harper, 1890- (1921)
"Miss robins belongs, at least so far as her earlier plays are concerned, ... "As you know," declared Miss robins (I quote from an interview in The Era of ..."