sea robber


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sea′ rob`ber


n.
a pirate.
[1560–70]
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Noun1.sea robber - someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nationsea robber - someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
Barbary pirate, corsair - a pirate along the Barbary Coast
despoiler, freebooter, looter, pillager, plunderer, raider, spoiler - someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
sea king - a Viking pirate chief
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References in classic literature ?
They were stern days, and if the honest soldier, too poor for a ransom, had no prospect of mercy upon the battle-field, what ruth was there for sea robbers, the enemies of humankind, taken in the very deed, with proofs of their crimes still swinging upon their yard-arm.
FICTION FICTION Sea Robber, by Tim Severn (Macmillan pounds 12.99).
But further, she explores the cultural identities that privateers and pirates maintained in the early modern Netherlands, and the special place the sea robber held in the Golden Age Republican mentality.
Byline: Pietro Innocenzi expects Sea Robber to go well at a big price
Owner Janet Benson, whose Sea Robber was pulled out at Market Rasen, hopes Fine By Me could go on to some provincial National glory after proving his stamina.
Agim said the task force identified active militant camps at Okparakiri, Sanikiri and Okporama communities, and on a tip-off, arrested suspected sea robbers and cultists terrorising Abonnema-Buguma in Rivers waterways.
The voyage is fraught with raw forces of nature, past traumas and present day sea robbers, as their talents and beliefs of family, identity and purpose are shaken to the core.