A horse, team of horses, etc. that has broken loose from control of the rider or driver
A person who flees or has fled from danger, justice, etc.
One who flees, especially to another country, seeking refuge from war, political oppression, religious persecution, or a natural disaster.
One who is absent without permission, especially from school.
(Law) Abandoned property, especially a ship abandoned at sea.
A juvenile delinquent.
One who has abandoned one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
One who breaks the law.
A person who betrays his or her country, cause, friends, etc.; one guilty of treason or treachery
An outlaw; a rebel.
(Archaic) A coward.
One who shirks work or responsibility.
(Slang) A sneaky, contemptible person
A horse given to bolting.
One that catches or kills rats:
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