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Edward Teach   /ˈɛdwərd titʃ/   Listen
Edward Teach

noun
1.
An English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718).  Synonyms: Blackbeard, Edward Thatch, Teach, Thatch.






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"Edward Teach" Quotes from Famous Books



... the king himself, and no man-of-war dared come anigh him." He swore gently and reminiscently as he went on to detail the recent severities of the Massachusetts government and the insecurity of buccaneers about the Virginia capes. "They do say, tho', as Cap'n Edward Teach, that they call Blackbeard, is plumb thick with all the magistrates and planters in Carolina, an' sails the seas as safe as if he had a fleet of twenty ships," said Job. "We sailed along with him for a spell last year, but him an' the old man couldn't ...
— The Black Buccaneer • Stephen W. Meader



Words linked to "Edward Teach" :   thatch, sea rover, buccaneer, Blackbeard, Edward Thatch, teach, sea robber, pirate



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