highwayman

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Etymology[edit]

From highway +‎ man.

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highwayman (plural highwaymen)

  1. (historical) A person usually mounted on horseback who robbed travelers on public roads.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (person who robbed travelers): For semantic relationships of this term, see highwayman in the Thesaurus.

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