Captain Kidd


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Noun1.Captain Kidd - Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)Captain Kidd - Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
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We have great larks, as you'll see; for we have a cave and play Captain Kidd, and have shipwrecks, and races, and all sorts of games.
You make Captain Kidd look like a preliminary three-round bout.
There were four patriarchs and two prophets on the Grand Stand that time - there hasn't been anything like it since Captain Kidd came; Abel was there - the first time in twelve hundred years.
An underwater archaeology team from Indiana University announced the discovery of the remnants and the Dominican Republic's Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Culture signed a collaborative work agreement with Indiana University, supported by USAID to establish a new National System of Special Protected Areas, with the Captain Kidd Shipwreck being the premiere site, a step that makes the opening of the site to the general public even nearer.
The pirate Captain Kidd hid in Mona's blue lagoons, lounging under coconut palms that still shade the sand.
Written by Captain Charles Johnson in 1724, it's the book that brought Bluebeard and Captain Kidd to public prominence.
Taylor, meanwhile, experiences new found freedom when she becomes Captain Kidd for a day.
People think the typical pirate is a mixture of Edward Teach (Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Long John Silver, Captain Hook and Errol Flynn.
The game, played on a treasure map that is cleverly aged and illustrated to look like it's right out of the pocket of Captain Kidd, is replete with all sorts of buccaneer paraphernalia--a wooden pirate's chest, simulated leather pouches bulging with doubloons, oodles of booty, and knuckle bones that serve as dice to move the players around.
GLADIATOR star Russell Crowe is set to set pulses racing again with a sword after being tipped to play swashbuckling Scot Captain Kidd.
The spirit of Blackbeard and his buccaneers, Captain Kidd and Anne Bonnie sailing the coast of the Carolinas, comes to life in a new show opening in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in June of 2011.
The Captain Kidd Room - feel free to watch a pirate DVD (John Bruce).