highwayman

  • 1Highwayman — Álbum de The Highwaymen Publicación Mayo de 1985 Grabación 1984 Género(s) Country Duración 33:4 …

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  • 2Highwayman — steht für ein US amerikanisch kanadisches Filmdrama aus dem Jahr 2000, siehe The Highwayman eine Action Fernsehserie aus den Jahren 1987/88, siehe Highwayman (Fernsehserie) Siehe auch: Highwaymen Diese Sei …

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  • 3Highwayman 2 — Álbum de The Highwaymen Publicación 9 de febrero de 1990 Grabación 6 a 9 de Marzo de 1989 Género(s) Country Duració …

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  • 4Highwayman — High way man, n.; pl. {Highwaymen}. One who robs on the public road; a highway robber. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5Highwayman — (spr. Heiwehmän) von Highway (die Landstraße), früher in England, namentlich in der Nähe von London, vermummte Straßenräuber zu Pferde; zeichneten sich durch kühnen Muth u. eine gewisse Art von Ritterlichkeit aus; vgl. Räuber …

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  • 6highwayman — one who travels the highways with intent to rob people (often on horseback and thus contrasted to a footpad), 1640s, from HIGHWAY (Cf. highway) + MAN (Cf. man) …

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  • 7highwayman — ► NOUN historical ▪ a man, typically on horseback, who held up and robbed travellers …

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  • 8highwayman — [hī′wā mən] n. pl. highwaymen [hī′wāmən] a man, esp. one on horseback, who formerly robbed travelers on a highway …

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  • 9Highwayman — The word highwayman is first attested from the year 1617. [Fennor, William: The Counter’s Commonwealth , ed. A. V. Judges in The Elizabethan Underworld , p. 446. George Routledge, 1930. [http://www.outlawsandhighwaymen.com/fennor.htm Online… …

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  • 10Highwayman 2 — Infobox Album | Name = Highwayman 2 Type = Album Artist = The Highwaymen Released = February 9, 1990 Recorded = March 6 9, 1989 Genre = Country Length = 32:48 Label = Columbia Records Producer = Chips Moman Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2.5|5… …

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  • 11highwayman — UK [ˈhaɪweɪmən] / US [ˈhaɪˌweɪmən] noun [countable] Word forms highwayman : singular highwayman plural highwaymen UK [ˈhaɪweɪmən] / US [ˈhaɪˌweɪmən] a man who in the past stopped people who were travelling on public roads in order to steal things …

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  • 12highwayman —    In She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith, Mrs Hardcastle twice addresses her husband as ‘good Mr Highwayman’, believing him to be a highway robber. In The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame, Ratty reinterprets ‘highwayman’ to mean a… …

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  • 13highwayman — noun /ˈhaɪˌweɪmən/ A person who robbed travellers on public roads. The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn door. Syn: bandit, road agent, robber See Also: highway robbery …

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  • 14Highwayman — High|way|man [...mən] der; s, ...men [...mən] <aus gleichbed. engl. highwayman> [engl.] Straßenräuber (im 18. Jh.) …

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  • 15highwayman — noun Date: 1649 a thief who robs travelers on a road …

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  • 16highwayman — /huy way meuhn/, n., pl. highwaymen. (formerly) a holdup man, esp. one on horseback, who robbed travelers along a public road. [1640 50; HIGHWAY + MAN] * * * …

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  • 17highwayman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. thief, robber, footpad, thug, bandit. See stealing. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bandit, outlaw, thief; see criminal , robber . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who steals: bandit, burglar,… …

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  • 18highwayman — high|way|man [ˈhaıweımən] n plural highwaymen [ mən] someone who stopped people and carriages on the roads and robbed them, especially in the 17th and 18th centuries …

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  • 19highwayman — high|way|man [ haı,weımən ] (plural highwaymen [ haı,weımən ] ) noun count a man who in the past stopped people who were traveling on public roads in order to steal things from them …

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  • 20highwayman — [[t]ha͟ɪweɪmən[/t]] highwaymen N COUNT In former times, highwaymen were people who stopped travellers and robbed them …

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