Pronounced: BOH-lide, noun

Notes: As with many of the words I post here, this word is unknown to me… but at least it is something we know

Yesterday’s word

The word highbinder is “a swindler, gangster, or a corrupt politician”

First usage

This word showed up in the early 1800s

Background / Comments

There was a Chinese gang in New York and other cities called the “Highbinders”, and that is the source of our word.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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