1. [mid-18C–early 19C] highway robbery.
2. [mid-18C–mid-19C] (also scamp cull) a highwayman.
3. [early 19C–1910s] a cheat, a swindler.
4. [mid–late 19C] (UK Und.) a footpad; a thief.
[early 18C–mid-19C] a street thug.
[late 18C–mid-19C] a highwayman.
[late 18C–mid-19C] (UK Und.) a highway robber.
[mid-18C] (UK Und.) to work as a highway robber; also as n.
[18C] (UK Und.) a highway robber who works on foot.
[mid-18C–early 19C] working as a highwayman.
[late 18C–mid-19C] a highwayman who specializes in robbing rich victims and in causing them no physical harm.