HyperDic: privateer

English > 2 senses of the word privateer:
NOUNperson privateer, privateersmanan officer or crew member of a privateer
artifactprivateera privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy / enemy nation
English > privateer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn officer or crew member of a privateer.
Synonymprivateersman
InstancesHawkins, Hawkyns, Sir John Hawkins, Sir John HawkynsEnglish privateer involved in the slave trade
Broadercrewman, crew memberA member of a flight crew
officer, ship's officerA person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
Spanishcorsario
Catalancorsari
English > privateer: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy / enemy nation.
Broaderwarship, war vessel, combat shipA government ship that is available for waging war
Spanishcorsario, nave corsaria
Catalannau corsària

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