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bucanier
Buccaneer Buc`ca*neer", n. [F. boucanier, fr. boucaner to smoke or broil meat and fish, to hunt wild beasts for their skins, boucan a smoking place for meat or fish, gridiron for smoking: a word of American origin.] A robber upon the sea; a pirate; -- a term applied especially to the piratical adventurers who made depredations on the Spaniards in America in the 17th and 18th centuries. [Written also bucanier.] Note: Primarily, one who dries and smokes flesh or fish after the manner of the Indians. The name was first given to the French settlers in Hayti or Hispaniola, whose business was to hunt wild cattle and swine.

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- ISBN 1-59116-337-4. OCLC 55999352. Exquemelin, Alexander. The History of the Bucaniers of America, 1684. Talty, Stephan. Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan's...
- Duke: A Tale of Italy. Boston, F. Gleason, 1845. Red Rupert, the American Bucanier. Boston, Gleason's Publishing Hall, 1845. Albert Simmons; or, The Midshipmen's...
- New York: Macmillan. Retrieved 26 June 2017. Ringrose, Basil (1685). Bucaniers of America the second volume : containing the dangerous voyage and bold...
- History of Seaborne Banditry, London, 2019[1] Ringrose, Basil (1685). Bucaniers of America the second volume : containing the dangerous voyage and bold...
-  United Kingdom The ship was damaged by fire at Liverpool, Lancashire. Bucanier  United Kingdom The barque was driven as**** and wrecked at Madras. Buccaneer...
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