Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of reduvioid bugs, typical of a subfamily Piratinæ, having the third joint of the hind tarsi as long as the first and second joints together, and that part of the head which bears the ocelli slightly elevated. They are predaceous, and inhabit both North and South America. P. biguttatus, sometimes called the two-spotted corsair. occurs from Virginia and Florida to California. It lurks in the branches of trees and bushes for its insect prey, and has been found in houses in beds, where it is supposed to have come in search of bedbugs.
- n. Plural form of pirate.
“The suggestion that we are eco-terrorists is ridiculous but I have no problem with the term pirates," says Mr Roest.”
“But for the current citizens of San Juan Capistrano putting on their costumes for the annual replay of the attack, the word "pirates" naturally sounds sexier than "anti-colonial fighters.”
“Labels: onions, pimpin ', pirates posted by Angus @ 4/29/2009 02: 14: 00 PM”
“Labels: pimpin ', pirates, we are so screwed posted by Angus @ 3/30/2009 08: 58: 00 AM”
“Labels: pimpin ', pirates, wtf? posted by Angus @ 5/23/2009 07: 12: 00 PM”
“Sunday: One of the pirates is seen pointing an AK-47 at Phillips.”
“I could picture brand in pirates, jacks brother me heartys?”
“Beating a few half-starved war refugees calling themselves pirates is hardly a military accomplishment.”
“Jolly Rogers, named for the skull and cross-bone symbol of bygone pirates, is being marketed by the Velcro Kids Company as part of a play set that allows children to assemble castles or ships and imagine themselves aboard.”
“The exact nature of the proposals are still unknown, but installing speed bumps for pirates is a good option according to the film industry.”
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