Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who robs a grave; a resurrectionist.

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Examples

  • Erasmus Gray, the old grave-robber who had called at almost the same hour the previous night, slouched upon the stoop, wearing the same battered wide-brimmed hat.

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  • The grave-robber stared straight ahead, holding the reins loosely in his lap; the doctor was leaning forward, peering anxiously into the trees.

    The Monstrumologist

  • The grave-robber stared straight ahead, holding the reins loosely in his lap; the doctor was leaning forward, peering anxiously into the trees.

    The Monstrumologist

  • Had it been only two days since the old grave-robber had appeared at our door with his ghastly burden?

    The Monstrumologist

  • As I dropped the last bundle of supplies into the cart, the doctor and the grave-robber appeared, bearing the body of the dead girl between them, still wrapped in her makeshift shroud of bed linen.

    The Monstrumologist

  • Erasmus Gray, the old grave-robber who had called at almost the same hour the previous night, slouched upon the stoop, wearing the same battered wide-brimmed hat.

    The Monstrumologist

  • “Oh, I knew where the Bunton plot was, all right, Doctor,” replied the grave-robber.

    The Monstrumologist

  • As I dropped the last bundle of supplies into the cart, the doctor and the grave-robber appeared, bearing the body of the dead girl between them, still wrapped in her makeshift shroud of bed linen.

    The Monstrumologist

  • Had it been only two days since the old grave-robber had appeared at our door with his ghastly burden?

    The Monstrumologist

  • “Oh, I knew where the Bunton plot was, all right, Doctor,” replied the grave-robber.

    The Monstrumologist

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