dog robber

noun

Definition of dog robber

slang
: an officer's orderly

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First Known Use of dog robber

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog robber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20robber. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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