Robber of the high roads. Sometimes confused with the gypsy in the ‘Pastoral’ — see ‘Gypsy’, page 19. One of the most traditional characters of the provençal crib. He sports the costume of an actor playing the part of a sicilian brigand in italian operettas: red doak, pointed hat, high boots, and dagger in hand.
According to the Maurel ‘Pastoral’, the robber who kidnapped the blindman’s son was he.