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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An informer; a tell-tale; one who turns queen's (or king's) evidence.
  • n. A handcuff.

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

  • n. someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
  • n. a thief who steals without using violence

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