from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of the Parisian underworld.
- n. A thug; a ruffian.
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- n. Alternative capitalization of Apache, a Parisian gangster.
French, from Apache, Apache Indian; see Apache.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French apache (Wiktionary)