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Corsair
cor-SAYR
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Middle French, 16th century
1

A fast ship used for piracy

2

A pirate, usually from the Barbary Coast

Examples of Corsair in a sentence

“The prize in his collection of model ships was a corsair.”

“Historically, corsairs ran secret operations on ships along the coast of North Africa.”