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bandit

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ban=dit
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

banditn. [It. bandito outlaw, p. p. of bandire to proclaim, to banish, to proscribe, LL. bandire, bannire. See Ban an edict, and cf. Banish.].
     An outlaw; a brigand.  [1913 Webster]
    " The plural banditti was formerly used as a collective noun."  [1913 Webster]
    "No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer."  [1913 Webster]
    "Deerstealers are ever a desperate banditti."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bandit, n. (pl. bandits or banditti)
1 a robber or murderer, esp. a member of a gang; a gangster.
2 an outlaw.

Derivative
banditry n.
Etymology
It. bandito (pl. -iti), past part. of bandire ban, = med.L bannire proclaim: see BANISH

THESAURUS

bandit

air armada, air force, badman, bogey, bravo, brigand, bummer, combat plane, cutthroat, dacoit, desperado, enemy aircraft, footpad, forager, freebooter, gangster, highwayman, holdup man, hoodlum, looter, mobsman, mobster, pillager, plunderer, racketeer, raider, ravager, sacker, slaunchways, thug, villain

ROGET THESAURUS

bandit

Thief

N thief, robber, homo triumliterarum, pilferer, rifler, filcher, plagiarist, spoiler, depredator, pillager, marauder, harpy, shark, land shark, falcon, mosstrooper, bushranger, Bedouin, brigand, freebooter, bandit, thug, dacoit, pirate, corsair, viking, Paul Jones, buccaneer, buccanier, piqueerer, pickeerer, rover, ranger, privateer, filibuster, rapparee, wrecker, picaroon, smuggler, poacher, abductor, badger, bunko man, cattle thief, chor, contrabandist, crook, hawk, holdup man, hold-up, jackleg, kidnaper, rustler, cattle rustler, sandbagger, sea king, skin, sneak thief, spieler, strong-arm man, highwayman, Dick Turpin, Claude Duval, Macheath, footpad, sturdy beggar, cut purse, pick purse, pickpocket, light-fingered gentry, sharper, card sharper, skittle sharper, thimblerigger, rook, Greek, blackleg, leg, welsher, defaulter, Autolycus, Jeremy Diddler, Robert Macaire, artful dodger, trickster, swell mob, chevalier d'industrie, shoplifter, swindler, peculator, forger, coiner, fence, receiver of stolen goods, duffer, smasher, burglar, housebreaker, cracksman, magsman, Bill Sikes, Jack Sheppard, Jonathan Wild, gang, gang of thieves, theft ring, organized crime, mafia, the Sicilian Mafia, the mob, la cosa nostra, Dillinger, Al Capone, Robin Hood.


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