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noun as in buccaneer

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How to make a pirate hatCosplay can be fun, and few characters are more classic than pirates.

How to make a paper boatThe paper pirate hat is so versatile that any swashbuckling seafarer can whip it right off their head and turn it into a worthy watercraft.

With digital releases, pirates use technologies not available to most consumers to make perfect copies quickly.

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How generally nonviolent it was from the moment that the pirates got on board, and how well the trades functioned.

Simply put, the pirates of the Caribbean tended to prey on the merchant vessels rather than the powerful warships that usually even moved in squadrons.

Spam, squirt guns, earthworms, pirate costumes—stuff like that.

His acceptance speech was a reflection of his career, and laced with enough profanity to make a pirate blush.

Abdi did not have any contact with Muse; Greengrass tried to get hold of the jailed pirate, but was not allowed to speak to him.

In 2007, Pirate Bay even attempted to raise the funds to purchase Sealand.

What seems to have been a new Dread Pirate Robert, DPR2, greeted users with a “welcome back to Freedom” note.

The private trader therefore still ran great risk of being treated as a smuggler, if not as a pirate.

But, missionary or pirate, he had visited Darien, and had brought away none but delightful recollections.

Countless dogs fought under the feet of passers-by, and over all leered the sardonic face of Jean Bart, pirate and privateer.

Soon as the alarm was spread, Prince Tancred, who was near Cefalu, took ships and followed after the pirate's two vessels.

"I cannot see in what respect he was any better than a pirate," added Evelyn, in a quiet tone.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pirate, such as: raider, corsair, filibuster, freebooter, marauder, and privateer.

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