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ˌræp əˈrirap·pa·ree

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  1. rappareenoun

    a bandit, brigand

    Etymology: from rapaire, variant of ropaire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rappareenoun

    a wild Irish plunderer, esp. one of the 17th century; -- so called from his carrying a half-pike, called a rapary


  1. Rapparee

    Rapparees or raparees were Irish guerrilla fighters who operated on the Jacobite side during the 1690s Williamite war in Ireland. Subsequently the name was also given to bandits and highwaymen in Ireland - many former guerrillas having turned to crime after the war ended. They share similarities with the hajduks of Eastern Europe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rapparee

    rap-ar-ē′, n. a wild Irish plunderer: a vagabond. [Ir. rapaire, a robber.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rapparee

    A smuggler, or one who lives on forced hospitality.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rapparee

    A wild Irish plunderer, so called from his being generally armed with a rapary, or half-pike. The term was in common use in the 17th century.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Rapparee

    The name given to an Irish plunderer, because he was armed with a rapera, or half pike.

Anagrams for rapparee »

  1. appearer, reappear

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapparee in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapparee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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