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  • n. In penal colonies of early Australia, a convict who had been pardoned for good conduct; sometimes inclusively a convict whose sentence had completed, though one such was more usually called an expiree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A freed convict.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A convict in a European penal colony who has been pardoned or emancipated.

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