moss-trooper

noun
moss-troop·er | \ˈmȯs-ˌtrü-pər \

Definition of moss-trooper 

1 : one of a class of 17th century raiders in the marshy border country between England and Scotland

2 : pirate

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moss-trooping \-piŋ \ adjective

First Known Use of moss-trooper

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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