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  • Gallic prisoner, who had been twice immured for smuggling (_pour contrabandier_), and who pathetically called on God to help him.

    Prisoner for Blasphemy

  • 'Your father was the famous contrabandier Ramon da Cordova, who sang like an angel and played the guitar better than any one in Spain.'

    Fair Margaret A Portrait

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  • Noun meaning a person or vessel involved in the smuggling of contraband. Occurs repeatedly in the 1898 novel ‘Moonfleet’ by J. Meade Falkner.

    March 2, 2019