I stopped 'em back there a ways with my picaroon, when they sung out, an' they walked down here on the side planks.
picaroon, a pirate or buccaneer originally; now an ordinary thief.
I observed wretched devils playing here, whose whole standing kit would not have brought a picaroon at vendue.
If we go on in this manner, said he, we shall be the prey of every picaroon on the ocean.
He does little more than adopt that of the Spanish picaroon romance of the 16th and 17th century.
MacRae threw open his hatches and counted the salmon as they came flipping off the point of a picaroon.