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

  • noun A stagecoach robber; a bandit.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who collects dues from travelers on private roads; hence, jocosely, a highwayman.

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  • noun archaic A criminal who accosts travelers and robs them.

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

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it

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