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buccaneer

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someone who engages in robbery of ships at sea
  • buccaneers preyed upon treasure-laden ships in the Caribbean for nearly three hundred years

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The first known use of buccaneer was in 1686

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“Buccaneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buccaneer. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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