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 may have heard of one Captain Kidd. I at once looked upon the figure of the animal as a kind of punning or hieroglyphical signature.
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.
The drunken Captain Kidd (who was plied with spirits by spectators as he was carried by cart to the gallows) was hanged at execution dock on May 23, 1701.
For example, they can answer the question: how did people of these later periods view Captain Kidd or Blackbeard: romanticized, vilified, comical?
They look like a cro ss between Captain Kidd and Jack Sparrow while their debut album in 2008 was titled Captain Morgan's Revenge.
''Next in line would be the historical preservationists: You can't cover up Captain Kidd's treasure ships, no way!
He discusses the critics, and the question of America's money; Captain Kidd's treasure and the paper system; the banks and politics; gold, counterfeits, and literary politics; and civic virtue, and the American system.
The Spanish made several attempts to settle here, but the first permanent inhabitants were 17th century pirates such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd.
London RIB Voyages was the first to launch exciting speedboat trips in London and now offers several, including one to the Thames Barrier and Captain kidd's Canary Wharf Voyage.
* Using a computer with access to the World Wide Web, research pirates like Blackbeard or Captain Kidd.