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Robber

The highwayman who told Alexander that he was the greater robber of the two was named Dionides. The tale is given in Evenings at Home under the title of Alexander and the Robber.

Robber.
Edward IV. of England was called by the Scotch Edward the Robber.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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