badman

badman

[bad-man]
noun, plural badmen.
a bandit, outlaw, desperado, etc., especially in the early history of the western U.S.

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; bad1 + man

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badman (ˈbædˌmæn)
 
n , pl -men
chiefly (US) a hired gunman, outlaw, or criminal

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