A robber or highwayman.
- These successive biographies provide a capsule history of popular views of criminals, for they manifest an increasing sympathy with the land pirate.
- He was nicknamed Chieftain because he looked more like a Viking warrior than a captain of land pirates.
- The broadside published in 1881 characterized the family as "money-mongerers, userers, and land pirates."
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