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noun 
  1. (nautical) A privately owned warship that had official sanction to attack enemy ships and take possession of their cargo.
  2. An officer or any other member of the crew of such a ship.
verb 
  1. To function under official sanction permitting attacks on enemy shipping and seizing ship and cargo; to engage in government-sponsored piracy.

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