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

moss-trooping

play \-piŋ\ adjective

First Known Use of moss-trooper

1645

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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