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highwayman

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noun high·way·man \-mən\

Simple Definition of highwayman

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of highwayman

  1. :  a thief who robs travelers on a road

1649

First Known Use of highwayman

1649

Rhymes with highwayman


HIGHWAYMAN Defined for Kids

highwayman

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noun high·way·man \ˈhī-ˌwā-mən\

Definition of highwayman for Students

plural highwaymen \-mən\

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




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