jayhawker

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noun jay·hawk·er \ˈjā-ˌhȯ-kər\

Definition of jayhawker

  1. 1a often capitalized :  a member of a band of antislavery guerrillas in Kansas and Missouri before and during the American Civil Warb :  bandit

  2. 2 capitalized :  a native or resident of Kansas —used as a nickname

1858

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1858

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