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  • n. Plural form of contrabandist.


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  • Those to whom I commit you are contrabandists, who only know you as

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • They are looking for contrabandists; they are looking for the gangster who was involved in gambling and cheating and vice; they are looking for the big interests which the revolution - affected.


  • In 1828 and 1829, severe engagements took place between Spanish slavers and this class of contrabandists.

    Captain Canot or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

  • "If I went by the _letter_ of the law, I should assist the customs; but according to the _spirit_, I should stand by the contrabandists."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860

  • When watchfulness prevailed over the strange craft which was brought into conflict with it, Annette knew how to be charming, even to the man who suffered so much at her hands; but when the contrabandists succeeded in running in their supplies there were hours of horror -- scenes in which rage and accusation were succeeded by storms of tears and tempestuous self-reproach.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • It came about in due time, let Laurent's watch-dogs do what they would, that the contrabandists once more succeeded in running their cargo into the Hotel of the Three Friends.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • The contrabandists had got through again, and this time with

    Despair's Last Journey

  • Their very exclusiveness was an irresistible temptation to contrabandists.

    The Philippine Islands

  • These _aviados_ receive something in advance, and their chief profit consists in securing the sand leaf and the greater part of the after-harvest, which they sell to the contrabandists.

    Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

  • I was working to complete my invention, and for the greater privacy I had taken it to the old cave of the contrabandists upon the shore -- a place haunted by the spirits of the dead -- so that I was safe from interruption.

    The Rocks of Valpre


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