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privateersman

[prahy-vuh-teerz-muh n] /ˌpraɪ vəˈtɪərz mən/
noun, plural privateersmen.
1.
an officer or sailor of a privateer.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80, Americanism; privateer + 's1 + -man
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