How to use privateer in a sentence
Every where this squadron subsisted by privateering, sometimes on English, sometimes on Spanish vessels.
However, the small privateering vessels were constantly coming into Nova Scotia ports, and even Annapolis wasn't perfectly safe.Amy in Acadia|Helen Leah Reed
Seldom has the business of privateering been so extensively carried on as in the War of 1812.
Privateering must ever be a weapon wielded by the weaker (p. 638) nation against the stronger.
What with privateering and illicit trade, it was clear that the war was a source of profit to some of the chief persons in Boston.A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I|Francis Parkman