Origin of freebooterDutch vrijbuiter from vrijbuiten, to plunder from vrij, free + buit, plunder
A person who pillages and plunders, especially a pirate.
Origin of freebooterDutch vrijbuiter from vrijbuit plunder vrij free ; see prī- in Indo-European roots. buit booty ( from Middle Dutch būte ) ( of Middle Low German origin )
- A Turkish freebooter named Tsacha seized Smyrna in '1084, but it was recovered by the generals of Alexius Comnenus.
- The Cid of romance, the Cid of a thousand battles, legends and dramas, the Cid as apotheosized in literature, the Cid invoked by good Spaniards in every national crisis, whose name is a perpetual and ever-present inspiration to Spanish patriotism, is a very different character from the historical Rodrigo Diaz - the freebooter, the rebel, the consorter with the infidels and the enemies of Spain.
- Is Gilnockie Tower, the peel-house that belonged to Johnny Armstrong, the freebooter, who was executed by order of James V.
- Not having received satisfaction he became a freebooter on land and sea, and mercenary soldier.
- The freebooter, Jaswant Rao Holkar, alone remained in the field, supporting his troops by ravages through Malwa and Rajputana.