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Definition of Freebooter

Frankalmoigne
Frankalmoigne
  FREEBOOTER   noun
A conqueror in a small way of business, whose annexations lack of the sanctifying merit of magnitude.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Freedom
Freedom
Regular definition:
FREEBOOTER:
?fri:?bu:t? n. a pirate or lawless adventurer. °°freeboot v.intr. [Du. vrijbuiter (as FREE, BOOTY): cf. FILIBUSTER]


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