corsair

  1. a pirate along the Barbary coast
  2. a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)

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Corsair

• (n.) A piratical vessel. • (n.) A pirate; one who cruises about without authorization from any government, to seize booty on sea or land. • (n.) A Californian market fish (Sebastichthys rosaceus).
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corsair

noun a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
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Corsair

[dinghy] The Corsair is a class of sixteen foot three handed sailing dinghy. The boat was designed by Australian designer Alan Payne who is famous for designing Sir Frank Packer`s America`s Cup challenge yachts Gretel and Gretel II. == The Boat == The boat is built in fiberglass and is a rather heavy boat with minimum race weight being 136 ...
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Corsair

Cor'sair noun [ French corsaire (cf. Italian corsare , corsale , Pr. corsari ), Late Latin corsarius , from Latin cursus a running, course, whence Spanish corso cruise, corsa cruise, coasting voyage, corsear to cruise against the enemy,...
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Corsair

Cor'sair noun (Zoology) A Californian market fish ( Sebastichthys rosaceus ).
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Corsair

A more romantic term for pirate. But still a pirate.
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Corsair

A pirate from the Barbary Coast of North Africa.
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corsair

A pirate operating around the Mediterranean Sea.
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corsair

corsair: see Barbary States; piracy.
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Corsair

maybe derived from the island name Corsica, pirate or pirate ship, esp. of Barbary (N. Africa in olden times), attacking ships of European countries; also, a French privateer, or Knights of Malta fighting the Barbary pirates. Other origins may be the Latin word corsus meaning plunder.
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corsair

Pirate based on the North African Barbary Coast. From the 16th century onwards the corsairs plundered shipping in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, holding hostages for ransom or selling them as...
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Corsair

Pirates from the Mediterranean
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Corsair

Pirates in the Mediterranean.
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Corsair

The Corsairs were mediaeval pirates, whose particular base was the north coast of Africa, from which they plundered all Christian ships, especially the Spanish treasure ships from America.
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Corsair

Twin engined aircraft with retractable tricycle undercarriage [US]
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Corsair

USS Corsair was an American Corsair Class submarine of 1570 tons displacement launched in 1946. The USS Corsair was armed with one 5 inch gun; two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns and ten 21 inch torpedo tubes.
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corsair

[n] - a pirate along the Barbary coast 2. [n] - a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
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