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minuteman

noun min·ute·man \ˈmi-nət-ˌman\

: a member of a group of men who fought on the side of the American colonies and who were ready to go quickly into battle during the American Revolution

Full Definition of MINUTEMAN

:  a member of a group of men pledged to take up arms at a minute's notice during and immediately before the American Revolution

First Known Use of MINUTEMAN

1774
MINUTEMAN Defined for Kids

minuteman

noun min·ute·man \ˈmi-nət-ˌman\
plural min·ute·men \-ˌmen\

Definition of MINUTEMAN for Kids

:  a member of a group of armed men who favored independence of the American colonies and who were ready to fight at a minute's notice immediately before and during the American Revolution

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