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pri•va•teer



Pronunciation: (prī"vu-tēr'), [key]
n.
1. an armed ship that is privately owned and manned, commissioned by a government to fight or harass enemy ships.
2. privateersman.

v.i.
to cruise as a privateer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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