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tobyman Saltos de línea: toby|man
Pronunciación: /ˈtəʊbɪmən/

Definición de tobyman en inglés:

sustantivo (plural tobymen)

historical
A man who held up travellers at gunpoint in order to rob them; a highwayman.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Horse patrols have put these cursed tobymen to flight, but only nearer London.
  • He was a no less distinguished personage than Tom King, a noted Tobyman of his time, who obtained, from his appearance and address, the sobriquet of the 'Gentleman Highwayman'.
  • High tobymen had yielded the field to low tobymen, and roadside thieving had lost its traditional panache.

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