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- proper n. An American outlaw
- proper n. Someone who often bluffs
- proper n. A four and a five as starting cards in Texas hold 'em
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Two enthusiasms seized him at about the same time -- one for Jesse James the outlaw, the other for G.P. R. James the novelist.
Just as the name of Jesse James sent an involuntary shudder through the souls of those who heard it, although far removed from the scene of his depredations, so did the name of Henry Berry Lowery awe and terrorize in North Carolina.
Log Cabin Library’s Jesse James the Outlaw 1897 has a full-color illustration of a woman firing a pistol during a train robbery at one of the robbers who is threatening a male passenger.