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  • n. Plural form of picaroon.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of picaroon.

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Examples

  • Congress is being muscled out of financial market supervision by a troop of venal banksters and corporate picaroons who are threatening to finish-off the already-defanged SEC and put the Fed in the driver\'s seat for good.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Fed Up: Bernanke joins G-7 to Stem Global Financial Meltdown

  • Congress is being muscled out of financial market supervision by a troop of venal banksters and corporate picaroons who are threatening to finish-off the already-defanged SEC and put the Fed in the driver's seat for good.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Fed Up: Bernanke joins G-7 to Stem Global Financial Meltdown

  • It was like a mustering shouting to adventurous stars, buglings to buccaneering winds, cadenced beckonings to restless ranks of viking waves, signaling to all the corsairs and picaroons of the elemental.

    The Metal Monster

  • Everything I've talked about above took place in a world full of pirate ships, sword fights, seductive courtesans, picaroons and other staples of the bodice-ripping and swashbuckling genres, which I have not been above putting into these books.'

    April 2004

  • For a snack between meals he would eat fifty bales of hay, wire and all and six men with picaroons were kept busy picking the wire out of his teeth.

    The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan

  • The crews were busy with picaroons forking salmon out of the seiner into the tender's hold.

    Poor Man's Rock

  • "Not now, but if the storm abates and we float through the night, these lousy picaroons shall dance to another tune."

    Blackbeard: Buccaneer

  • Should the little brig be so fortunate as to escape the civilized belligerents, there were still the pirates of Tripoli, the picaroons of the French West Indies, and the unauthorized and irresponsible pirates, who, with forged commissions and flying the

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)

  • Lanzknechte and Freiritter of the Rhine, Algerine picaroons, and other such folk.

    Micah Clarke His Statement as made to his three grandchildren Joseph, Gervas and Reuben During the Hard Winter of 1734

  • Indeed, on the whole, he seems to be the most trustworthy of these chroniclers of the English picaroons; and one feels disposed to believe that if the things which he tells did not actually happen, something very like them was probably happening every day in London during the time of "Eliza and our James."

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

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