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  • adv. In a piratical manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a piratical manner; by piracy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a piratical manner

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Examples

  • With the above code, we can list the longest of the well-mixed transposals. antiparticles paternalistic conservatoire overreactions aristotelian retaliations obscurantist subtractions definability identifiably arthroscopes crapshooters colonialists oscillations enumerations mountaineers importunates permutations counterspies persecutions capillarity piratically animadverts maidservant calendering greenlandic grandnieces reascending coordinates decorations peripatetic precipitate crenelation intolerance arthroscope crapshooter peristaltic triplicates excitations intoxicates

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  • He had been convicted of “piratically confining and detaining negroes with intent of making them slaves.”

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • We were then placed on board the Leviathan hulk, and remained there until shipped in the Lady Jane, which was chartered, with convicts, for Van Diemen's Land, in order to be tried in the colony, where the offence was committed, for piratically seizing the brig Osprey, and arrived here on the 15th

    For the term of his natural life

  • He was charged with piratically seizing the brig Osprey, and he urged that the brig Osprey, having been built by convicts at Macquarie Harbour, and never entered in any shipping list, could not be said to be "piratically seized", in the strict meaning of the term.

    For the term of his natural life

  • “They have” [Rumour is speaking] “the option of an unwitnessed reef, sensationally, romantically rich, or know of a piratically and solemnly secreted hoard.”

    My Tropic Isle

  • A couple of red-haired Achaeans swaggered piratically by.

    Time Patrolman

  • The blaspheming pilot and five men were sent off with the vessel, but whether the craft foundered in Lake Huron or was piratically visited by the Indians, she was no more heard of.

    The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1

  • Macao to Canton, was piratically attacked within ten miles of the former place, and plundered of her cargo of opium; Mr. Sharpe was murdered, and five of his crew; the rest, being

    Trade and Travel in the Far East or Recollections of twenty-one years passed in Java, Singapore, Australia and China.

  • Her eyes rested upon the huge eunuch at the far entrance of the salon, a huge hideous fellow, with red fez, baggy blouse and trousers, and a knife handle sticking piratically from a sash.

    The Fortieth Door

  • The sonnets were piratically published in a quarto volume in 1609.

    William Shakespeare

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