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highwaymannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.weɪ.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
in the past, a man on a ​horse and ​carrying a ​gun who ​stoppedpeopletravelling on ​publicroads and ​stole from them
(Definition of highwayman from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “highwayman”
in Chinese (Simplified) (过去骑马持枪的)拦路抢劫的强盗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (過去騎馬持槍的)攔路搶劫的強盜…
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