Definitions

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  • n. The act, practice, or gains of a freebooter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act, practice, or gains of a freebooter; freebooting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act, practice, or gains of a freebooter.

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Examples

  • And now I had proof of Haluk freebootery in the inner galactic whorl to add to the pile of accumulating evidence against them, plus some interesting questions that needed answers:

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • Free discussion has replaced freebootery; skilled negotiation must replace the skill at arms that formerly won trading empires.

    Trade: Canada's Lifeblood

  • He was attended by certain clans of the Highlands -- desperadoes used to freebootery from their infancy, and consequently to the use of arms, and possessed of a certain species of discipline.

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • They are twin-spirits, and should be friends, but that fortune hath differently cast their lot: but their names shall descend together to the latest days, as the flower of their age and of England: for in the pure principles of freebootery have they excelled all men; and to the principles of freebootery, diversely developed, belong all the qualities to which song and story concede renown. "

    Maid Marian

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