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or la·dron

noun Southwestern U.S.
  1. a thief.
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Origin of ladrone

1550–60; < Spanish ladrón < Latin latrōn- (stem of latrō) mercenary, bandit
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Examples from the Web for ladron

Historical Examples of ladron

  • “Asesino,” “ladron,” “ingrato,” were the terms used in speaking of him.

    The White Chief

    Mayne Reid

  • I hope it will cause the excommunication of every ladron in Mexico, and have them devoted to the perdition they so richly deserve.

    The Bandolero

    Mayne Reid