Privateering

Pri`va·teer'ing noun Cruising in a privateer.
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Privateering

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Privateer • (n.) Cruising in a privateer.
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privateering

privateering, former usage of war permitting privately owned and operated war vessels (privateers) under commission of a belligerent government to capture enemy shipping. Private ownership distinguished the privateer from an ordinary warship; letters of marque and reprisal (commission issued by a go...
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