Definition of Privateersman

1. Noun. An officer or crew member of a privateer.

Exact synonyms: Privateer
Generic synonyms: Crew Member, Crewman, Officer, Ship's Officer
Specialized synonyms: Hawkins, Hawkyns, Sir John Hawkins, Sir John Hawkyns



Definition of Privateersman

1. n. An officer or seaman of a privateer.

Definition of Privateersman

1. Noun. (nautical) The captain or member of the crew of a privateer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Privateersman

private line
private nuisance
private property
private road
private school
private schools
private sector
private sectors
private security force
private treaty
privateer
privateered
privateering
privateers
privateersman (current term)
privately
privately held
privately held corporation
privateness
privatenesses
privater
privatest
privation
privations
privatisation
privatisations
privatise
privatised

Literary usage of Privateersman

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1. The Ships and Sailors of Old Salem: The Record of a Brilliant Era of by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1912)
"... privateersman (1776-178)2) THE United States navy, with its wealth of splendid tradition, has few more commanding figures than Captain Jonathan Haraden, ..."

2. The Ships and Sailors of Old Salem: The Record of a Brilliant Era of by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1912)
"... privateersman (1776-1782) THE United States navy, with its wealth of splendid tradition, has few more commanding figures than Captain Jonathan Haraden, ..."

3. A History of American Privateers by Edgar Stanton Maclay (1900)
"IN following the career of Andrew Sherburne, a boy privateersman in the Revolution, the reader will become familiar with a phase of privateering of which ..."

4. The Marblehead Manual by Samuel Roads, Nathan Bowen, Francis G. Selman, Edward Bowen (1883)
"... privateersman CONFINED ON BOARD BRITISH PRISON SHIPS, 1813, 1814, 1815. The journal from which the following extracts were taken was kept by Francis ..."

5. On Hazardous Service: Scouts and Spies of the North and South by William Gilmore Beymer (1912)
"... privateersman IN Toronto, Canada, one September day in 1864, two men, rounding a street corner from opposite directions, met suddenly face to face, ..."

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