Definition of Turpin, Dick in English:

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Turpin, Dick

Pronunciation: /ˈtəːpɪn/
(1706–39), English highwayman. He was a cattle and deer thief in Essex before entering into partnership with Tom King, a notorious highwayman. Turpin was hanged at York for horse-stealing.

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