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privateer in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprivateerpri‧va‧teer /ˌpraɪvəˈtɪə $ -ˈtɪr/ noun [countable]  1 TTWan armed ship in the past that was not in the navy but attacked and robbed enemy ships carrying goods2 SCCsomeone who sailed on a privateer
Examples from the Corpus
privateerHalf a page of ships captured by Rebel privateers.