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land pirate Line breaks: land pir¦ate

Definition of land pirate in English:

noun

A robber or highwayman.
Example sentences
  • 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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