Corsair

All Noun
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  • The corsairs took only young people and those in good physical condition.
  • He told him the corsair's name, who he was, and his power. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 4, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • He told him the corsair's name, who he was, and his power. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 4, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • We should have heard before this if the corsairs had been putting out. Cited from A Knight of the White Cross, G.A. Henty
  • It was, in fact, some six months before the corsair put into that port again. Cited from A Knight of the White Cross, G.A. Henty
  • After them followed but some two score corsairs as a guard of honour to their leader. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Some native corsairs would also join us, and introduce us into the country. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 4, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • In this way, they would get their fruit back without the corsairs knowing any thing about it. Cited from The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales, by Frank R. Stockton
  • In an hour the corsair was half-way between the coast and the vessel. Cited from By England's Aid, by G. A. Henty
  • Thus he became the slave of these corsairs for two years. Cited from School History of North Carolina, by John W. Moore
  • I pulled away from the Corsair so fast I thought he was having engine trouble.
  • It is said that he had been a corsair when young. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 4, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • The Corsair and his wife had never told the story of the four children, who passed for their own. Cited from The Frog Prince and Other Stories, by Anonymous
  • A corsair with two hundred men could rob a large town of thirty thousand inhabitants. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 4, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • I find it difficult to believe that you will navigate successfully among these literary corsairs! Cited from Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence
  • The relationship between the corsairs and the State changed depending on who was leader.
  • When the matter had been thoroughly looked into, it became quite evident what the corsairs had done. Cited from The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales, by Frank R. Stockton
  • Now I was the corsair in the pride of freedom on the dark blue sea. Cited from Alton Locke, Tailor And Poet,Rev. Charles Kingsley
  • The expedition was one of the largest of its time and included many of the great corsairs of the era.
  • They are not corsairs, but live by trade and industry as honest people ought. Cited from The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2, Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
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Words starting with Corsair

Meaning of Corsair

  • noun A pirate along the barbary coast
  • noun A swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)