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Definition of "cateran" [cat•e•ran]

  • A Highlander working as a professional fighter; a mercenary attached to a Scottish clan. (noun)
  • A freebooter, marauder. (noun)

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Use "cateran" in a sentence
  • "What I found out about the name is that it's from the Gaelic word, "cateran" (or something like that), but I do remember that it means Highland Robber."
  • "It was the fault of yon Highland cateran, whom it is my curse to be cumbered with; but he shall go back to his glens tomorrow, or taste the tolbooth of the burgh."
  • "“Clear the way, cateran,” said the armourer, in the deep stern voice which corresponded with the breadth of his chest."