highwayman

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noun high·way·man \ˈhī-ˌwā-mən\

Definition of highwayman

  1. :  a thief who robs travelers on a road

1617

First Known Use of highwayman

1617


HIGHWAYMAN Defined for English Language Learners

highwayman

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noun high·way·man \ˈhī-ˌwā-mən\

Definition of highwayman for English Language Learners

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


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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