from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One that travels extensively by sea.
- noun A pirate.
- noun A pirate ship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- One that cruises or roves the sea for plunder; a sea robber; a pirate; also, a piratical vessel.
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- noun UK, colloquial, archaic A
- noun literally One who
roamsabout the ocean much of the time.
- noun A
pirate, buccaneeror privateer; an ocean-going marauder.
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- noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
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Compare Danish sørøver, German Seeräuber, Norwegian sjørøver, Swedish sjörövare.
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