Laffite


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or La·fitte  (lə-fēt′, lä-), Jean 1780?-1826?
French pirate leader who aided US troops in the War of 1812 in return for an official pardon for his crimes.
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Noun1.Laffite - French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)Laffite - French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
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This is like a voice a wine, it's like an instrument with what we call a timbre, which is different--a Steinway is not the same, and that's the difference between Laffite and Latour, between a Guarnerius and a Stradivarius.
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