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 for Robbing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rob \Rob\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Robbed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Robbing.] [OF. rober, of German origin; cf. OHG. roub?n, G.
     rauben, and OHG. roub robbing, booty, G. raub. [root]114. See
     Reave,and cf. Robe.]
     1. To take (something) away from by force; to strip by
        stealing; to plunder; to pillage; to steal from.
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              Who would rob a hermit of his weeds,
              His few books, or his beads, or maple dish?
                                                    --Milton.
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              He that is robbed, not wanting what is stolen,
              Let him not know it, and he's not robbed at all.
                                                    --Shak.
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              To be executed for robbing a church.  --Shak.
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     2. (Law) To take the property of (any one) from his person,
        or in his presence, feloniously, and against his will, by
        violence or by putting him in fear.
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     3. To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously;
        to defraud; as, to rob one of his rest, or of his good
        name; a tree robs the plants near it of sunlight.
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              I never robbed the soldiers of their pay. --Shak.
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