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banditry

[ ban-di-tree ]
/ ˈbæn dɪ tri /
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noun

the activities or practices of bandits.
bandits collectively; banditti.

RELATED WORDS

gouge, holdup, rip-off

Nearby words

bandido, bandinelli, banding, bandit, bandito, banditry, banditti, bandjarmasin, bandjermasin, bandkeramik, bandl's ring

Origin of banditry

First recorded in 1920–25; bandit + -ry
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Word Origin and History for banditry

banditry


n.

1861, from bandit + -ry.

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