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A person with a criminal record.‘a defendant with a rotten record: a history-sheeter, a bad egg’
- ‘He is a history-sheeter and he should be sent behind bars.’
- ‘And everyone has history-sheeters, that unique phrase coined in India simply because the world never felt the need for it.’
- ‘Pictures of most of the history-sheeters are stored in these computers.’
- ‘The commissioner said Bharat was a history-sheeter who served a one-year sentence in Tihar jail.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.