Definition of Sea rover

1. Noun. Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.

Definition of Sea rover

1. Noun. (British colloquial archaic) A herring. ¹

2. Noun. (literally) One who roams about the ocean much of the time. ¹

3. Noun. A pirate, buccaneer or privateer; an ocean-going marauder. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Rover

sea pudding
sea puddings
sea purslane
sea puss
sea pye
sea rat
sea rats
sea raven
sea ravens
sea reed
sea robber
sea robin
sea rocket
sea room
sea rover (current term)
sea salmon
sea salt
sea salts
sea sandpiper
sea sandwort
sea saurian
sea sawdust
sea scallop
sea scooter
sea scooters
sea scorpion
sea scorpions
sea scout
sea scurf

Literary usage of Sea rover

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1. American History Told by Contemporaries by Albert Bushnell Hart (1897)
"The Piety of a sea rover (1578) BY SIR FRANCIS DRAKE This letter, written by the famous Captain, shows how little he looked upon the capture of vessels in ..."

2. Care-free San Francisco by Joseph Allan Dunn (1912)
"It is the meeting place by long custom of miner, promoter, cattleman and deep-sea rover. dered with green, jackets of blue and yellow, headgear of tinsel ..."

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