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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pad  \Pad\,  n.  [D.  pad.  [root]21.  See  {Path}.] 
  1.  A  footpath;  a  road.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  2.  An  easy-paced  horse;  a  padnag.  --Addison 
 
  An  abbot  on  an  ambling  pad.  --Tennyson. 
 
  3.  A  robber  that  infests  the  road  on  foot;  a  highwayman;  -- 
  usually  called  a  {footpad}.  --Gay.  Byron. 
 
  4.  The  act  of  robbing  on  the  highway.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Footpad  \Foot"pad`\,  n. 
  A  highwayman  or  robber  on  foot. 




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