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- n. Plural form of Ostender.
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In the following April, intelligence reached the Council at Bombay that Kyffin had had dealings with the Ostenders, and had been 'very assisting' to them; so, a peremptory order went down from Bombay, dismissing him from the Company's service, if the report of his assisting the Ostenders was true.
A plot against the Governor's freedom might be pardoned, but, for assistance given to the Ostenders there was no _locus poenitentiae_.
Interlopers and Ostenders, he was told, were not to receive even provisions or water.
Ostenders, the, Kyffin's dealings with; peremptory orders regarding.
Ostenders will think that you are some Flemish lad (for indeed you have somewhat of a foreign air), and I a Lutheran Minister striving to convert you.