noun see picaroon I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pickaroon — /pik euh roohn /, n., v.i. picaroon. * * * …   Universalium

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  • hookaroon — |hu̇kə|rün noun ( s) Etymology: hook (I) + aroon (as in pickaroon) : pickaroon II …   Useful english dictionary

  • picaroon — I. noun or pickaroon Etymology: Spanish picarón, augmentative of pícaro Date: 1624 1. pirate 2. picaro II. intransitive verb Date: 1625 to act as a pirate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • picaroon — /pik euh roohn /, n. 1. a rogue, vagabond, thief, or brigand. 2. a pirate or corsair. v.i. 3. to act or operate as a pirate or brigand. Also, pickaroon. [1615 25; < Sp picarón, aug. of pícaro PICARO] * * * …   Universalium

  • tool — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. instrument, implement, utensil, device, machine; cat s paw, dupe, henchman, intermediary. See instrumentality. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An implement] Syn. implement, utensil, machine, instrument,… …   English dictionary for students

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