a ruffian or hired hoodlum, especially one working for or associated with a political group.

1600–10; bully1 + boy

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bullyboy (ˈbʊlɪˌbɔɪ)
a.  a ruffian or tough, esp a hired one
 b.  (as modifier): bullyboy tactics

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Most of these are pack or bullyboy robberies committed by and against juveniles.
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