Definition of privateersman in English:

privateersman

Line breaks: pri¦vat¦eers|man
Pronunciation: /ˌprʌɪvəˈtɪəzmən
 
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noun (plural privateersmen)

historical
A commander or crew member of a privateer.
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  • The first chapter describes life at sea among merchant seamen, naval sailors, and privateersmen during the heyday of piracy in order to explain why seafaring men went ‘upon the account.’

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