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fugitive
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
someone who is running away or hiding to avoid arrest or an unpleasant situation
  • Just at the door the captain aimed at the fugitive one last tremendous cut, which would certainly have split him to the chine had it not been intercepted by our big signboard of Admiral Benbow.
    Chapter 2 — Black Dog Appears and Disappears (61% in)

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