highwayman highwayman

Definition(s):

  • (n) a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it

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Usage(s):

  1. But Jackson the singer can get bushwhacked by Jackson the persona, who is a ; dangerous highwayman.
  2. The highwayman was not content until the flask was nearly empty.
  3. Yet for all the troubles with the professional jackpotters, there are always enough honest, ordinary suckers around to make the one-armed bandit history's healthiest highwayman.

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  1. The whole situation brings to mind what Abraham Lincoln said, in his great Cooper Union speech in 1860, about secessionists who blamed the critics of slavery for the looming civil war: "A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his...
    on Apr 22, 2007 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: New York Times

  2. Benjamin Franklin, one of our founding fathers, said, "A highwayman is as much a robber when he plunders in a gang as when single; and a nation that makes an unjust war is only a great gang."
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Benjamin Franklin Source: NewsWithViews.com

  3. John Simm added: "My family and I love Spiazzo and I would personally protest about this with a placard - except I'm in South Africa pretending to be a highwayman for a TV series."
    on May 1, 2008 By: John Simm Source: Ham and High Broadway

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