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road agent

n.
1. A stagecoach robber; a bandit.
2. New England A usually elected official in charge of road maintenance, as for a town or county.

road agent

n
US (formerly) a bandit who robbed stagecoaches; highwayman

road′ a′gent


n.
(formerly) a highwayman, esp. along stagecoach routes in the western U.S.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.road agent - a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from itroad agent - a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
footpad, padder - a highwayman who robs on foot
holdup man, stickup man - an armed thief
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