from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A robbery, especially at gunpoint.
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- n. A robbery at gunpoint
- n. A small diameter tree branch or limb that extends out of the water in flooded or submerged timber, as in a lake or river.
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- n. robbery at gunpoint
From the expression "Stick up your hands!”.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)