from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that has escaped, especially an escaped prisoner. See Usage Note at -ee1.
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- n. Someone who has become free through escaping imprisonment.
- n. Someone who has escaped.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An escaped person: used particularly with reference to convicts who have escaped from penal settlements, or have escaped and been recaptured.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who escapes
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