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Synonyms for roper

a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)

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a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

a craftsman who makes ropes

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Mr Roper, who has since moved from just outside Rugby to Cambridge, has now lodged an appeal with the Archbishop of Canterbury.
In 1986, Roper was named to the original class of ASAE Fellows, and in 1991, he was honored with the Key Award, one of ASAE's highest distinctions.
RESULTS: Rd 1 C Watson (East Renfrewshire) bt N Gold (Bonnyton) 1 hole; R Roper (Wike Ridge) bt M Moir (Hamilton) 2&1; C Peddie (Hayston) bt R MacLean (Hamilton) 3&2; M Thomson (Cardrona) bt B Smith (Hamilton) at the 20th hole; A Dick (Shotts) bt R Hinshelwood (East Kilbride) 1 hole; A Farmer (Kilmacolm) bt S Wheeler (Bon Accord) 3&2; E Moir (Hamilton) bt J Laurie (Cowglen) 3&2; J Ralston (Shotts) bt M Brown (Monifieth).
PC Roper and PC Banks turned and ran along nearby Grange Park Avenue when further shots were fired, hitting PC Roper twice.
Winning gold medals for the Antelopes at the Long Beach State Games were teammates Roper and Kevin Joseph.
The purchase of Roper Starch closely follows UBM's acquisition of Allison--Fisher International (Detroit, MI), a supplier of syndicated market research for the automotive industry, for $45 million in cash.
Editing and proofreading of the text by the editors and publishers do Roper a disservice.
It's not that I fear for my safety walking around campus by myself, because I don't, but it's just an environment where many of the people who grow up here have never been exposed to anything gay," says Roper, who came out last year and is now copresident of the gay and lesbian student group on campus.
Roper describes how notions of masculinity and femininity were negotiated in Reformation Germany.
The world's top squid expert, Roper aims to be the first person to find the notorious sea monster.
Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, Trevor - Roper has a range of interests that runs from a book on Archbishop Laud (1940), the most controversial of early - 17th-century prelates, to The Hermit of Peking (1977), a detective biography of the fraudulent 20th-century sinologist Sir Edmund Backhouse.
Though deep in grief over this horror, Roberta Roper was composed enough to assist in organizing the "Stephanie Roper Committee,' which in the past two years has persuaded legislators in her home state of Maryland to pass new laws stiffening parole requirements and providing a measure of equity for the victims of violent crimes.
We are pleased to renew our long-standing relationship with Roper St.
Brenton Roper, 41 - who appeared in the video of 2015 song Nutcrackerz - was murdered by hooded men who ambushed him yards from his home.
Flood immunity works have commenced on Roper Highway to construct two new bridges at the Wilton River and Roper River crossings, including associated road upgrades.