jayhawker

noun
jay·​hawk·​er | \ˈjā-ˌhȯ-kər \

Definition of jayhawker 

1 capitalized : a native or resident of Kansas used as a nickname

2a often capitalized : a member of a band of antislavery guerrillas in Kansas and Missouri before and during the American Civil War

b : bandit

First Known Use of jayhawker

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

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