Meaning of "an tóraí"

a bandit or irregular soldier in Ireland in the 17th century.

rap·pa·ree

răp′ə-rē′

rapparee

(răp'ə -rē ')
n.
1. A free-range soldier from 17th-century Ireland.
2. A bandit or thief.

[Irish Gaelic rapaire

rapparee

ˌræpəˈriː

rapparee

( ræpəriː )
n
1. (Historical terms) an irregular Irish soldier of the late seventeenth century
2. (Military) an irregular Irish soldier of the late seventeenth century
3. obsolete any looter or thief
[C17: from the Irish rapairidhe , probably from English ul

rap•pa•ree

(ˌræp əˈri)

rap • pa • ree

(ˌræp əri) n n n.
1. an armed Irish freebooter from the 17th century.
2. any freebooter or thief.
[1680-90;