Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A local name of the Canada jay, Perisoreus canadensis.

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Examples

  • He threw a stick at a "camp-robber" that had flown down and taken a pick at a plate on a stump which contained the lunch he had saved for

    The Dude Wrangler

  • "That fat sister in the cameo breastpin -- she swiped a can of potted chicken on me yesterday -- she's a regular 'camp-robber'."

    The Dude Wrangler

  • His reason for stopping there had been the antics of a peculiarly fearless and impertinent "camp-robber."

    The Winds of Chance

  • A lively chickadee was cheeping from a tall spruce, and a bold camp-robber was hopping in front of the cabin door picking up morsels of food which were occasionally cast forth.

    The Fourth Watch

  • It is curious, however, that the nest of a bird so common all over Alaska as the camp-robber should be so rarely found.

    Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

  • a safe retreat, and even the saucy camp-robber considered it wise to flap lazily to the top of the cabin.

    The Fourth Watch

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