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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction); A pirate along the Barbary coast.

Usage examples (39)
  • Tom's account of having recognised Mohammed's "corsair," even although
  • She was an outlaw; men called her a "corsair," and spoke of
  • Morpain, captain of a privateer, or "corsair," to oppose the landing.
  • But what of the people of the town of Baltimore in Ireland, all carried off by "corsair" raiders in a single night? for more
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