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Dampier

(ˈdæmpɪə)
n
(Biography) William. 1652–1715, English navigator, pirate, and writer: sailed around the world twice

Dam•pi•er

(ˈdæm pi ər, ˈdæmp yər)

n.
William, 1652–1715, English explorer and buccaneer.
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DAMPIER, William, 1709, A Voyage to New-Holland, & c.
In his narrative of a voyage to the South Seas with the intrepid but unreliable William Dampier, William Funnell promises the reader pleasure at his own expense: "Accounts of the manner how our Attempts miscarried, I hope cannot but be very acceptable to the inquisitive Reader.