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freebooter

noun

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someone who engages in robbery of ships at sea
  • the ship was captured by freebooters who were looking for gold

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“Freebooter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/freebooter. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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