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Robert the Devil

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Robert, first Duke of Normandy; so called for his daring and cruelty. The Norman tradition is that his wandering ghost will not be allowed to rest till the Day of Judgment. He is also called Robert the Magnificent. (1028–1035.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Robber
Robbing Peter to pay Paul
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Robert François Damiens
Robert Macaire
Robert Street (Adelphi; London)
Robert le Diable
Robert the Devil
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Robert’s Men
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Robin Hood Wind (A)
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