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pirate +‎ -ess

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piratess (plural piratesses)

  1. A female pirate.
    • 1851, William Henry Giles Kingston, The Pirate of the Mediterranean: A Tale of the Sea, page 41:
      “I don't think it's any thing very bad. for the young pirates and piratesses are still dancing away as merrily as before,” he answered.

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