Definitions of pirate
n someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
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French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
Sir Henry Morgan
a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
Barbary pirate (died in 1546)