Definition of Highbinders

1. Noun. (plural of highbinder) ¹



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Definition of Highbinders

1. highbinder [n] - See also: highbinder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Highbinders

high voltage signs
high water
high waters
high wind
high wine
high wire
high yaller
high yellow
higharched
highball
highballed
highballing
highbinders (current term)
highboard
highborn
highboy
highboys
highbred
highbrow
highbrowed
highbrowism
highbrowisms
highbrowness
highbrows
highbush
highbush blueberries
highbush blueberry

Literary usage of Highbinders

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"... Kenmure retraced his footsteps to Kelso, where he was further strengthened by the arrival of the highbinders. Episcopal service was performed on Sunday, ..."

2. A Statement for Non-exclusion by Patrick Joseph Healy, Poon Chew Ng (1905)
"... the term laborer includes gamblers and all belonging to the criminal class known as "highbinders."' So to please the American Federation of Labor, ..."

3. My Native Land: The United States: Its Wonders, Its Beauties, and Its People by James Cox (1895)
"A Trip to Chinatown, San Francisco—A House with a History- Narrow Alleys and Secret Doors—Opium Smoking and its Effects— The highbinders—Celestial ..."

4. Celebrated Criminal Cases of America by Thomas Samuel Duke (1910)
"THE CHINESE "highbinders," OR "HATCHET MEN." THE CELEBRATED LEE CHUCK AND "LITTLE PETE" MURDER CASES AND THE RACE TRACK FRAUD. The word "Highbinder" is a ..."

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