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Bandit

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plural banditti or bandits, properly means outlaw (Italian, bandito, banished, men pronounced “banned”). As these outlaws very often became robbers, the term soon came to signify banded highwaymen.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ban
Banagher
Banat
Banbury
Banco
Bancus Regius
Bandana or Bandanna
Bandbox
Bandbox Plot (The)
Bande Noire
Bandit
Bands
Bandy
Bane
Bangorian Controversy
Bang-up, or Slap-bang
Banian or Banyan (A)
Banian Dàys [Ban-yan]
Bank
Bank of a River
Bankrupt

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