piratically
adverb see pirate I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • piratically — adverb In a piratical manner. ...the mariners then navigating the said vessel upon the said voyage, maliciously, wilfully, feloniously, and piratically did make an assault …   Wiktionary

  • piratically — adverb in a piratical manner the piratically published edition of his book • Derived from adjective: ↑piratical …   Useful english dictionary

  • Piratically — Piratical Pi*rat ic*al, a. [L. piraticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. piratique.] Of or pertaining to a pirate; acquired by, or practicing, piracy; as, a piratical undertaking. Piratical printers. Pope. {Pi*rat ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • piratically — See piratic. * * * …   Universalium

  • piratically — pi·rat·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • pirate — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin pirata, from Greek peiratēs, from peiran to attempt more at fear Date: 14th century one who commits or practices piracy • piratical adjective • piratically… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 1806 in New Zealand — Sealing continues at Bass Strait and the Antipodes Islands. At the end of the year there is a new sealing rush to the Bounty and Auckland Islands. Few sealers, if any, are known to have visited the Foveaux Strait area at this time, although this… …   Wikipedia

  • pirate — piratelike, adj. piratical /puy rat i keuhl, pi /, piratic, adj. piratically, adv. /puy reuht/, n., v., pirated, pirating. n. 1. a person who robs or commits illegal violence at sea or on the shores of the sea. 2. a ship used by such persons …   Universalium

  • Greville, Fulke, 1st Baron Brooke — ▪ English writer born October 3, 1554, Beauchamp Court, Warwickshire, England died September 30, 1628, Warwick       English writer who, on his tomb, styled himself “Servant to Q. Eliz., councellor to King James, and friend to Sir Philip Sidney,” …   Universalium

  • pirate — noun 1》 a person who attacks and robs ships at sea. 2》 [often as modifier] a person who appropriates or reproduces the work of another for profit without permission: pirate recordings.     ↘a person or organization broadcasting without official… …   English new terms dictionary

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