raparee
Rapparee Rap`pa*ree" (-p[.a]*r[=e]"), n. A wild Irish plunderer, esp. one of the 17th century; -- so called from his carrying a half-pike, called a rapary. [Written also {raparee}.] [1913 Webster]

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