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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An assault upon a person especially with the intent to rob.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A robbery; a taking of property by threatening (or performing) violence on the person who is robbed. See mug, v.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place.
  • verb Present participle of mug.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun assault with intent to rob

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