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landloper

[land-loh-per]
noun
  1. a wanderer, vagrant, or adventurer.
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Also land·loup·er [land-lou-per, -loo-per] /ˈlændˌlaʊ pər, -ˌlu pər/.

Origin of landloper

1540–50; < Dutch: literally, land-runner. See land, lope, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for landloper

landloper

noun
  1. Scot a vagabond or vagrant
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Word Origin for landloper

C16: from Dutch, from land + loopen to run, leap
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