n.— «News reportage on city crime seems to collapse the rowdy-sheeter and history-sheeter in their descriptions of arrests, shootouts, etc.: “notorious rowdy-sheeter” and “history-sheeter” are used interchangeably.» —“‘Rowdy-sheeters:’ An Essay on Subalternity and Politics” by Vivek Dhareshwar, R. Srivatsan in Hyderabad Subaltern Studies (India) , 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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