HyperDic: seizer

English > 1 sense of the word seizer:
NOUNperson seizer, shanghaiera kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship
English > seizer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship.
Synonymshanghaier
Broaderkidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatchersomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
Verbsseizetake or capture by force

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