sea rover


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sea rover

n.
1. One that travels extensively by sea.
2. A pirate.
3. A pirate ship.
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sea′ rov`er


n.
1. a pirate.
2. a pirate ship.
[1570–80]
sea′-rov`ing, adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea rover - someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nationsea rover - someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
Barbary pirate, corsair - a pirate along the Barbary Coast
despoiler, freebooter, looter, pillager, plunderer, raider, spoiler - someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
sea king - a Viking pirate chief
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