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Privateer

Pri`va`teer´   Pronunciation: prī`vå`tērd´
n.1.An armed private vessel which bears the commission of the sovereign power to cruise against the enemy. See Letters of marque, under Marque.
2.The commander of a privateer.
Kidd soon threw off the character of a privateer and became a pirate.
- Macaulay.
v. i.1.To cruise in a privateer.
[imp. & p. p. Privateered (prī`vå*tērd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Privateering.]
Noun1.Privateerprivateer - an officer or crew member of a privateer
Synonyms: privateersman
2.privateer - a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation
AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Blackbeard, Captain Hook, Captain Kidd, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able-bodied seaman, air pirate, airplane hijacker, bluejacket, buccaneer, corsair, deep-sea man, fair-weather sailor, fisherman, freeboot, hearty, jack, jack afloat, jack-tar, jacky, limey, lobsterman, mariner, matelot, navigator, picaroon, pirate, rover, sailor, salt, sea dog, sea king, sea rover, seafarer, seafaring man, seaman, shipman, skyjacker, tar, viking, water dog, whaler, windjammer, windsailor
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