Definition of Freebooting

1. n. Robbery; plunder; a pillaging.



2. a. Acting the freebooter; practicing freebootery; robbing.

Definition of Freebooting

1. Noun. Piracy or plundering ¹

2. Adjective. Engaged in piracy or plunder ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freebooting

1. freeboot [v] - See also: freeboot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freebooting

freebee
freebees
freebie
freebies
freebirther
freebirthers
freebirthing
freeboard
freeboard deck
freeboards
freeboot
freebooted
freebooter
freebooters
freebootery
freebooting (current term)
freeboots
freebooty
freeborn
freecycled
freecycles
freecycling
freed
freedite
freediver
freedivers
freediving
freedle index
freedman
freedmen

Literary usage of Freebooting

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1. History of the Conquest of England by the Normans: Its Causes, and Its by Augustin Thierry (1847)
"... —freebooting loses its patriotic colouring— King Richard resumes his crown—Ambition of the king of France— War between the two kings—Treachery of earl ..."

2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1876)
"... are often pillaged by freebooting tribes from the neighbourhood of Babylon. I take it, then, that we may with much reason conceive of Job as living, ..."

3. History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce by William Schaw Lindsay (1874)
"... attention to India— Fresh freebooting expeditions—Voyage of Cavendish to India, 1591, which leads to the formation of the first English India Company, ..."

4. The Children of the Nations: A Study of Colonization and Its Problems by Poultney Bigelow (1901)
"The Effect of freebooting on the Development of Colonial Trade in the Sixteenth Century—English Occupation of Havana and Manila—Treatment of Chinese SPAIN ..."

5. Leading Points in South African History, 1486 to March 30, 1900, Arranged by Edwin A. Pratt (1900)
"the Transvaal, and the Orange Free State, a joint armed intervention to put down freebooting in ... freebooting ..."

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