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- n. Plural form of highlandman.
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Their fate, taking it, would be to be pressed southward along the backbone of Italy by new waves and waves of peoples; and among the wild valleys to lose their culture, and become highlandmen, bandit tribes and raiding clans; until the first comers of them had been driven down right into the hot coastlands of the heel and toe of Italy.
Scotland in that day, like the highlandmen of North Carolina in ours, were not up to the tricks and devices of devilish science.
Upon seeing the king thus alone, three powerful highlandmen -- a father and two sons -- set upon him, determined to kill him or take him prisoner for their master,