privateersman

Definitions of privateersman
  1. noun
    an officer or crew member of a privateer
    synonyms: privateer
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    examples:
    Sir John Hawkins
    English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
    type of:
    crew member, crewman
    a member of a flight crew
    officer, ship's officer
    a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
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