- William,1652–1715, English navigator, explorer, buccaneer, and writer.
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Examples from the Web for dampier
Dampier quitted the buccaneers at the island of Nicoba, in the spring of 1688.
We shall not relate minutely all the expeditions in which Dampier participated.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
He was considered by Dampier as the most experienced and best man on board.
Shortly afterwards they separated, Dampier accompanying Sharp.
His consultation with Dampier, who came in by and by, was brief.Masters of the Wheat-Lands
- William. 1652–1715, English navigator, pirate, and writer: sailed around the world twice
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