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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One, formerly on horseback, who waylays and robs on the roads.

Usage examples (28)
  • Captain, as they called the highwayman, good luck.
  • The highwayman is the inspiration for my victims in my newest book.
  • Goethe obtained a copy of the biography of a noble highwayman from the Peasants’ War.
  • I make no doubt you will next maintain that a highwayman is a gentleman. " for more
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