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buccaneer:

see piracypiracy,
robbery committed or attempted on the high seas. It is distinguished from privateering in that the pirate holds no commission from and receives the protection of no nation but usually attacks vessels of all nations.
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buccaneer

a pirate, esp one who preyed on the Spanish colonies and shipping in America and the Caribbean in the 17th and 18th centuries
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Tork had relinquished his permit in preparation for taking out a combined licence at his Reigate yard in October 2011, when he sent three horses, including Chief Bucaneer, to Welch, who operates in nearby Dorking and is a familiar name in point-to-point circles, on the loose understanding he would take them hunting or showjumping and then seek to sell them.
Iain and Dot Goldie, Cummertrees, Annan offered their best ever in Perth since restocking when their 20-month-old Solwayfirth Bucaneer made 7,000gns after securing the reserve senior championship 24 hours earlier.
Hexham 2.15 Pyracantha, 2.45 Wee Forbees, 3.15 Benny The Piler, 3.50 Flying Doctor, 5.00 Chief Bucaneer. Nottingham 1.55 Ridley Didley, 2.25 Puy D'Arnac, 2.55 Solstice, 3.30 Rose Blossom, 4.05 Colonel Sherman, 4.40 Highkingofireland, 5.15 Jimmy The Poacher, 5.45 Bajan Pride.
First of these was the Senior Champion Sarkley Bucaneer from EH Pennie & Son, Gwern-Yr-Ychain, Llandyssil, Montgomery, Powys.
Chief Bucaneer, owned and trained by George Charlton, was backed from 3-1 into 7-4 favourite for the 2m novice hurdle, jumped moderately but got up to win by half a length in the hands of Jan Faltejsek.
Others to follow Wetherby 2.20 Orkney, 2.55 Crofton Arch, 3.30 More Like It, 4.35 Pugnacity, 5.05 Greenbelt, 5.35 Chief Bucaneer.
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It is a structure that will allow the Glazer family, which also own the NFL team, Tamp Bay Bucaneers, to retain control of all key decisions at the club.
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The Bucaneers pulled to within 10, but the Lancers added another TD in the final quarter, a 10-yard run by Garrett Jones of Stow.
We carry contradictory attitudes: admiring business bucaneers for their devil may -caredash,but relishing their come-uppance.