sea-rover

  • 1 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] …

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  • 2 sea rover — n. a pirate or a pirate ship …

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  • 3 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), ↑ …

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  • 4 sea rover — noun a) A herring. The turning of your ship into a sea rover would have made the entire ocean a scene of outrage, rapine, and murder. b) One who roams about the ocean much of the time. It was a ridiculous scheme, both as to the force which was to …

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  • 5 sea rover — sea′ rov er n. 1) a pirate 2) naut. navig. a pirate ship • Etymology: 1570–80 sea′ rov ing, adj. n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 sea rover — sea roving, adj., n. 1. a pirate. 2. a pirate ship. [1570 80] * * * …

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  • 7 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,… …

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  • 8 sea rover — n. buccaneer, pirate; person who commits sea robbery; pirate ship; person travels greatly by sea …

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  • 9 sea rover — noun Date: circa 1580 one that roves the sea; specifically pirate …

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  • 10 sea-rover — n. See sea robber …

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  • 11 sea rover — /ˈsi roʊvə/ (say see rohvuh) noun 1. a pirate. 2. a pirate ship …

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  • 12 sea-rover — …

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  • 13 HMS Sea Rover — (P218) (ex P68) Allgemeine Daten Schiffstyp …

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  • 14 HMS Sea Rover (P218) — (ex P68) Allgemeine Daten Schiffstyp: U Boot …

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  • 15 HMS Sea Rover (P218) — HMS Sea Rover was an S class submarine of the Royal Navy, and part of the Third Group built of that class. She was built by Scotts, of Greenock and launched on February 8 1943. So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name… …

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  • 16 McGlusky the Sea Rover — is a 1935 British comedy action film directed by Walter Summers and starring Jack Doyle, Tamara Desni and Henry Mollison. [1] It was based on a novel by A.G. Hales. A stowaway becomes mixed up with gunrunners. It featured the Arklow schooner Mary …

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  • 17 Sea robber — Sea rob ber A pirate; a sea rover. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 rover — Synonyms and related words: Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Blackbeard, Captain Hook, Captain Kidd, Flying Dutchman, Goliard, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, Ulysses, air pirate, airplane hijacker, bird of passage,… …

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  • 19 sea dog — Synonyms and related words: AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able bodied seaman, bluejacket, buccaneer, corsair, deep sea man, fair weather sailor, fisherman, freebooter, hearty,… …

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  • 20 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), ↑ …

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