used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles
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a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation; or a crew member of such a ship
- Mr Clare also stepped out of line, and began privateering about for the weed.
3 — The Rally (77% in)
There are no more uses of "privateer" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.