Homer Alaska - Letters

Story last updated at 4:18 PM on Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Buccaneer defined

Taken from the Merriam Webster Dictionary:


1) Historically, a pirate who preyed on Spanish colonies and ships in the West Indies during the 17th and 18th centuries; currently used as a term synonymous with pirate;

2) A ruthless and/or unscrupulous speculator or adventurer, especially in politics or business;

3) A person who tries to become wealthy or powerful by doing things that are illegal or dishonest.

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