rogues' gallery


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rogues' gallery

A police collection of pictures of criminals and suspects kept for identification purposes. For example, The detective went through the entire rogues' gallery but couldn't find a match with the suspect . [Mid-1800s]
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I'm now in the rogues' gallery but I don't feel any guilt GEORGE EDWARDSNESSIE PHOTO HOAXER
Adding to the rogues' gallery of 'Things they'd wish they'd never said' is Sky News presenter Julie Etchingham.
Aside from vulgar entertainers and corporate vultures, his rogues' gallery is populated almost exclusively by left-of-center public figures, pundits, and media personalities: Michael Moore, Ted Kennedy, Jesse Jackson, Howard Dean, George Soros, Bill Moyers, Gloria Steinem, Dan Rather, and other usual suspects (plus some who are so obscure or so passe as to be unusual).
Now Vic is stepping away from his 'light entertainer' guise once more as he appears in Rogues' Gallery, a documentary series for The Discovery Channel, about famous historical rogues and villains.
At one corner of the bar, there's a bit of a rogues' gallery of fun moments from all the events that have been staged.
A rogues' gallery of prolific thieves is being used by store bosses to smash shoplifting in a Teesside town.
On his website, Dobbs has compiled a running list of these companies, a sort of rogues' gallery of those he deems to be acting against the interests of America and American workers.
Anthrax, a scourge once confined to farmers and wool handlers, has become a member of the rogues' gallery of biological weapons.
A rogues' gallery is giving crooks the boot from a Tyneside shopping centre.
Cars have to be 15 days overdue before the hirer it joins the rogues' gallery.
Now, thanks to a daring story line in DC Comics' popular Green Lantern series, a trio of fag bashers who assault a gay teen can be added to that rogues' gallery.
There has been a rogues' gallery of such characters recently, from the scam artist Nikki Davies in ``Kiss or Kill'' (1997) to O'Connor's period turns as adulterous Emma Bovary and Austenian doormat Fanny Price in, respectively, ``Madame Bovary'' and ``Mansfield Park.
Those plagued with backyard and garden pests will enjoy the rogues' gallery of the "Ten Most Wanted Mosquitoes for Bloodsucking Crimes" and "The Ten Most Wanted [squirrels] for Birdseed Crimes.
Video explorations of completed buildings are on display here and the office personnel - which now includes language teachers - is represented by a rogues' gallery of mug-shots stretching all along one wall.
Titled "Proof That the Seventies Have Finally Begun," it placed the artist among an oddly appropriate rogues' gallery of zeitgeist-shapers that included Neal E.