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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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Historical Examples

  • Turning away I mounted Ladrone in order that I might not see what happened.

    The Trail of the Goldseekers

    Hamlin Garland

  • This left us as we were before, with the exception of Ladrone.

  • Strange to say, none of them, not even Ladrone, seemed to mind them in the least.

  • "Chalkeye," says Curly out aloud, but her eyes were set on this ladrone all the while.


    Roger Pocock

  • Five days after this the Ladrone Islands were sighted and passed.