Definition of Highmen

1. n. pl. Loaded dice so contrived as to turn up high numbers.



Definition of Highmen

1. Noun. (plural of highman) ¹

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Definition of Highmen

1. highman [n] - See also: highman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Highmen

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highlite
highlited
highliter
highlites
highliting
highly
highly-developed
highly active antiretroviral therapy
highly infective
highly repetitive DNA
highly sensitive
highly strung
highman
highmen (current term)
highmost
highness
highnesse
highnesses
highpoint
highpoints
highpriest
highpriests
highprofile
highresolution
highrise
highrises

Literary usage of Highmen

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"9. ['The Mares . . . were scarce able to go high-lone', G. Washington, Diary, March 13, 1760 (NED.).] highmen, loaded dice that produced high throws. ..."

2. The Contract of Pawn: As it Exists at Common Law, and as Modified by the by Francis Turner (1866)
"Baker 209 highmen v. Molloy 200 Hodgson, Ex parts 217 Holliday v. Camsell 69 Holroyd v. Gwynne 209 Hopley, Ex parts 206 Home v. Parker 62, 84a Horton v. ..."

3. The Albemarle Papers: Being the Correspondence of William Anne, Second Earl by William Anne Keppel Albemarle, Andrew Fletcher Milton, Charles Sanford Terry (1902)
"... highmen or Gentlemen. And all these Branches of the Chief have a certain Rank In the Command of the Clan when it takes the Field. ..."

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