Blackbeard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Blackbeard an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
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Usage

In literature:

From this circumstance he got the name of Blackbeard.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
Blackbeard sprang in as the mizzen-mast snapped with a report like a cannon, and went over the side.
"The Thorogood Family" by R.M. Ballantyne
Blackbeard's men once found a fishing-vessel drifting off the Burmudas and eagerly boarded her to look for treasure.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
Teach, Edward, "Blackbeard," 329 n, 341.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Upon his own deck Blackbeard was stamping to and fro, bellowing at his crew while he flourished a broadsword by way of emphasis.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
They'll swear you are a pirate, and that you'll be off with one of their country sloops, and go a-blackbearding it down the coast.
"Duffels" by Edward Eggleston
His Dad had once read him a story about Blackbeard.
"A World Called Crimson" by Darius John Granger
Those were, I grant, deeds worthy of Blackbeard; but I had naught to do with them.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
One morning Captain Blackbeard finds that his stock of medicine is low.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
Blackbeard was a child to Flint.
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In news:

Blackbeard 's anchor recovered off N.C.
1718 – Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, is killed off the coast of North Carolina (More info).
The second, nearly complete wells into Blackbeard and Davy Jones will hopefully validate the finds.
Chasing Blackbeard's ghost in British Virgin Islands.
Chasing Blackbeard's ghost in British Virgin Islands.
Here's your first look at an anchor that archaeologists believe is from Blackbeard's flagship the Queen Anne's Revenge.
Luther creator Neil Cross will adapt Colin Woodard's book The Republic of Pirates , which is set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on legendary pirate Blackbeard.
Blackbeard's Cove is celebrating Halloween all October with a Halloween-decorated mini golf course.
Blackbeard's owner, Amy Doohan, says she was told she could have chickens and roosters as long as they were kept within 100 feet of the property line.
Bill Blackbeard dies at 84.
Larceny at Blackbeard's Restaurant, Washington Street, at 12:28 a.m.
Blackbeard's cannon salvaged from shipwreck .
Archaeologists are trying an experimental method to preserve artifacts from the shipwreck believed to be the flagship of the pirate Blackbeard that sits off North Carolina's coast.
This illustration from an 1837 book on pirates shows Blackbeard's severed head hanging from the bowsprit as the Royal Navy expedition that killed him in 1718 returned to Hampton.
Tyler, aka T-machine, Pain Train and Blackbeard, was born and raised in California and enjoys playing football, wakeboarding and socializing.
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In science:

Time-frequency plots have been obtained by the BLACKBEARD pro ject which are exactly those one would hope to generate in a survey at CASA/MIA.
Detection of the RF Pulse Associated With Cosmic Ray Air Showers
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