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Pirate Dictionary





Pirates are always popular. From children's stories like Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson to classic swashbuckling films with Errol Flynn, or the recent Disney Pirates of the Caribbean movies, pirates fascinate and captivate. They also have their own way of talking, and live in a world very different from our own. That's where this dictionary comes in. Here you'll find all the common words and phrases pirates used, and the stories of many famous pirates too.

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abaft
Toward the rear or the stern of a ship.

abeam
Along the line that is perpendicular to the length of a ship.

aft
The rear half or toward the rear of a ship.

ahoy
Hello. A call used on the high seas to get attention. Often heard as “ahoy there”.

alee
Away from the wind; not in the direction of the wind

amidship
The middle section of a ship..

Articles, the
Another name for the Custom of the Coast.

astern
Toward the rear of a ship or behind it. “They’re coming on us from astern” would indicate a ship approaching from behind.

avast
An exclamation or order meaning “stop” or “cease”. From the Dutch hou’vast or houd vast, meaning “hold fast”.

awash
A situation in which a vessel is riding so low in the water that waves constantly sweep across the deck.


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