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Cutlass in one hand, pistol in the other, Blackbeard engaged the lieutenant in a duel to the death.
Stabbed repeatedly with cutlasses and bayonets, ten officers, including the ship’s sadistic captain, Hugh Pigot, were thrown overboard.
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First Known Use: 1584See Words from the same year
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