Bandit

Ban"dit

(bn"dt), n.;
pl. Bandits (bn"dts), or Banditti (bn*dt"t).
[It. bandito outlaw, p. p. of bandire to proclaim, to banish, to proscribe, LL. bandire, bannire. See Ban an edict, and cf. Banish.] An outlaw; a brigand.
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No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer.
Milton.
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The plural banditti was formerly used as a collective noun.
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Deerstealers are ever a desperate banditti.
Sir W. Scott.
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