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highwayman

noun high·way·man \-mən\

: a man especially in the past who stopped travelers on roads and robbed them

Full Definition of HIGHWAYMAN

:  a thief who robs travelers on a road

First Known Use of HIGHWAYMAN

1649

Rhymes with HIGHWAYMAN

HIGHWAYMAN Defined for Kids

highwayman

noun high·way·man \ˈhī-ˌwā-mən\
plural high·way·men \-mən\

Definition of HIGHWAYMAN for Kids

:  a man who robbed travelers on a road in past centuries

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