rapparee

noun
rap·​pa·​ree | \ˌra-pə-ˈrē \

Definition of rapparee 

1 : an Irish irregular soldier or bandit

First Known Use of rapparee

1690, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rapparee

Irish rapaire, ropaire, literally, thruster, stabber, from rop thrust, stab

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