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Noun: stickup  'stik,úp
  1. Robbery at gunpoint
    - armed robbery, heist, holdup
Verb: stick up
  1. (crime) rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
    - hold up
  2. Defend against attack or criticism
    "She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student";
    - stand up

Derived forms: stickups, sticking up, sticks up

Type of: defend, fend for, rob, robbery, support

Encyclopedia: Stickup

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