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1. A stagecoach robber; a bandit.
2. New England A usually elected official in charge of road maintenance, as for a town or county.
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US (formerly) a bandit who robbed stagecoaches; highwayman
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(formerly) a highwayman, esp. along stagecoach routes in the western U.S.
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