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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of a secret band of mounted, usually masked white men who engaged in nocturnal terrorism for revenge or intimidation in the southern United States especially during Reconstruction.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who rides by night; specifically, a member of a band of (usually mounted) men who perpetrate deeds of violence or intimidation by night.

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

  • noun member of a secret mounted band in the southern U. S. after the Civil War, which committed acts of intimidation and revenge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge
  • noun member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge

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  • Found this nifty trick when I caught the nightrider home at 3am (expired at 6am), then validated to go to work the same/next day at 10am – expired 3am the next day.

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  • A masked, armed nightrider who admitted terrorizing freed slaves, William Stewart Simkins proudly spoke of beating a "darkey" with a barrel stave.

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  • Found this nifty trick when I caught the nightrider home at 3am expired at 6am, then validated to go to work the same/next day at 10am – expired 3am the next day.

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  • Just be careful not to look like a Klan nightrider.

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  • You'll have the ultimate nightrider. get your stuff

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  • * late night service operate throughout the night but of course the fare will be more expensive than nightrider but still alot cheaper than taxis, esp without surcharges, erp

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  • * late night service operate throughout the night but of course the fare will be more expensive than nightrider but still alot cheaper than taxis, esp without surcharges, erp

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