Little John

Little John

noun
a large, powerful yeoman who was a member of Robin Hood's band.
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Little John
 
n
one of Robin Hood's companions, noted for his great size and strength

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Little John definition


In English legend, one of the Merry Men who followed Robin Hood. He was large and burly. At his first meeting with Robin Hood, he beat Robin in a fight with cudgels.

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