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- n. Plural form of highman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Loaded dice so contrived as to turn up high numbers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- False dice so loaded as always to turn up high numbers: opposed to low-men.
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One of his highmen disappeared into the dark forest and came back soon, dragging a half-witted youth, named Ko'so, grinning and mumbling and content till the curved N'gombi knife, that his captor wielded, came
One night Bemebibi went into the forest with six highmen of his order.
So passed Bemebibi, and his people gave him up to the ghosts, him and his highmen.
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A bale of bard cinque deuces; a bale of flat cinque deuces; a bale of flat size aces; a bale of bard cater treys; a bale of flat cater treys; a bale of Fulhams; a bale of light graniers; a bale of gordes, with as many highmen and lowmen for passage; a bale of demies; a bale of long dice for even or odd; a bale of bristles; a bale of direct contraries, -- names of false dice.
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