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Billy the Kid

noun
1.
(William H. Bonney) 1859–81, U.S. outlaw.
2.
(italics) a ballet (1938) choreographed by Eugene Loring, with musical score by Aaron Copland.
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Billy the Kid

noun
1.
nickname of William H. Bonney. 1859–81, US outlaw
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An outlaw of the late nineteenth century in New Mexico, who claimed to have killed over twenty people; he was gunned down himself at age twenty-one. His real name is uncertain.

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