- n. an official commission from a government authorizing someone to seize the property or people of another nation; especially to attack merchant shipping of another nation
- n. nautical a ship that has been armed for such a task
- n. a license to a private citizen to seize property of another nation
““And she holds a letter of marque from Slotter Key.””
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I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
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