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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bravo  \Bra"vo\,  n.;  pl  {Bravoes}.  [I.  See  {Brave},  a.] 
  A  daring  villain;  a  bandit;  one  who  sets  law  at  defiance;  a 
  professional  assassin  or  murderer. 
 
  Safe  from  detection,  seize  the  unwary  prey.  And  stab, 
  like  bravoes,  all  who  come  this  way  --Churchill. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bravo  \Bra"vo\,  interj.  [It.  See  {Brave}.] 
  Well  done!  excellent!  an  exclamation  expressive  of  applause. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bravo 
  n  1:  a  hired  murderer  [syn:  {assassin}] 
  2:  a  cry  of  approval  as  from  an  audience  at  the  end  of  great 
  performance 
  v  :  applaud  with  shouts  of  bravo"  or  brava" 




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