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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Australia A freed convict.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Australia, historical 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.

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