pirate ship

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Noun1.pirate ship - a ship that is manned by piratespirate ship - a ship that is manned by pirates  
corsair - a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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Upon the ocean of commerce it sailed as a pirate ship; it had hoisted the black flag and declared war upon civilization.
The largest of the two pirate ships was commanded by a Japanese captain, who spoke a little Dutch, but very imperfectly.
My men were sent by an equal division into both the pirate ships, and my sloop new manned.
? The cast was not allowed to see the pirate ship before the scene was shot, as director Richard Donner wanted to catch their genuine reactions at the size and scope of it.
However, their good fortune soon becomes the knowledge of Captain Bella (Sue Booles), the Captain of a pirate ship and follows them to their destination.
A favourite for younger visitors is the wooden pirate ship which is beached in the sand pit beside the Safari Park restaurant.
A post on the Black Pearl Pirate Ship Facebook page said: "It is with a heavy heart that we need to announce our decision regarding the future of the Grace Darling, in Hoylake.
Conwy's event will feature a pirate ship with a canon battle with pirates on the quayside, keg and barrel racing and a small smugglers market featuring local produce.
"A 'pirate ship' climbing frame was unveiled at Paddy Freeman Park, Newcastle on Thursday March 29, and was damaged that night.
Leona Evans, who was diagnosed with Leukemia in July, walked back into her Texas house's backyard Saturday to find a custom playhouse shaped like a pirate ship - something that she always wanted, (http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/communities/north-county/sd-me-pirate-ship-20180217-story.html) San Diego (http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/communities/north-county/sd-me-pirate-ship-20180217-story.html) Union Tribune reported.