Words nearby privateer
How to use privateer in a sentence
The Uncharted video game franchise, which now has seven iterations, began in 2007 with a plotline centered on a man named Nathan “Nate” Drake who claims to be a descendant of privateer Sir Francis Drake.From ‘Oregon Trail’ to ‘Uncharted,’ video games make history fun|Julio Capó Jr.|August 5, 2022|Washington Post
He fought as a privateer in the Revolutionary War as a teenager and was captured by a British ship.Beyond the Founding Fathers: 12 Unsung Figures Who Helped Build America|Olivia B. Waxman|July 1, 2022|Time
Not content to only heli-ski in Alaska’s short season from mid-February through April, Harms became a privateer, founding what would become Third Edge Heli with Clark Fyans in 2007.
Check out Privateer Holdings, a venture-capital firm based in Seattle that is about to close on $7 million in funding.Marijuana-Related Stocks Are on the Rise. So Should You Invest?|Winston Ross|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of her courtiers bet that Clark Gable as Rhett Butler would be her ideal, “a privateer, a romantic, and a fabulous cad.”The Sexy Side of Maggie: How Thatcher Used Her Softer Quality|Gail Sheehy|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This heritage has so influenced his cuisine that Roellinger is often referred to as "the privateer chef."
Countless dogs fought under the feet of passers-by, and over all leered the sardonic face of Jean Bart, pirate and privateer.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The scheme was not impossible for any one holding a privateer's commission, and I applied to Mr. Yancey for a letter-of-marque.The Supplies for the Confederate Army|Caleb Huse
Two days afterward he came upon a British privateer, which was on the hunt for American vessels.
Soon after he had some lively service in the Wasp, and captured a British privateer with the little sloop Sachem.
But the privateer captain had seen the fate of the General Monk and concluded that he had business elsewhere.