highwayman definition

  • noun:
    • A man who holds up and robs people on a road.
    • people typically mounted on horseback which robbed people on general public roads.
    • person who robs on general public roadway; a highway robber.
    • A robber traveling; one who robs individuals in public roadways or places.
    • a holdup man just who prevents a vehicle and steals from it

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