Sea robber
Sea robber Sea" rob"ber A pirate; a sea rover. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sea robber — noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation • Syn: ↑pirate, ↑buccaneer, ↑sea rover • Derivationally related forms: ↑buccaneer (for: ↑buccaneer), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea robber — sea′ rob ber n. a pirate • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea-robber — n. Pirate, corsair, buccaneer, picaroon, sea rover, sea thief …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sea robber — pirate, one who steals from ships at sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sea robber — a pirate. [1560 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea robber — /ˈsi rɒbə/ (say see robuh) noun a pirate …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sea rover — Sea rov er One that cruises or roves the sea for plunder; a sea robber; a pirate; also, a piratical vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea rover — noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation • Syn: ↑pirate, ↑buccaneer, ↑sea robber • Derivationally related forms: ↑buccaneer (for: ↑buccaneer), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea rover — Synonyms and related words: AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Blackbeard, Captain Hook, Captain Kidd, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able bodied seaman, air pirate, airplane hijacker,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sea king — noun a Viking pirate chief • Hypernyms: ↑pirate, ↑buccaneer, ↑sea robber, ↑sea rover * * * noun 1. [translation of Old Norse sækonungr] : a Norse pirate chief compare viking …   Useful english dictionary

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