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landloper

[ land-loh-per ]
/ ˈlændˌloʊ pər /
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noun

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
/ (ˈlændˌləʊpə) /

noun

Scot a vagabond or vagrant

Word Origin for landloper

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