marauder


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MARAUDER. One who, while employed in the army as a soldier, commits a larceny or robbery in the neighborhood of the camp, or while wandering away from the army. Merl. Repert. h.t.

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In the ensuing battle he had lost two of his own men, but the punishment inflicted upon the marauders had been severe almost to extinction.
In great circles the air craft of the marauders swept lower and lower toward the defending forces of the therns.
The stratagem was good while it was unsuspected, but after that the marauders simply gave the sagacious United States mail an emetic and sat down to wait.
Or perhaps it was set there to frighten away any marauders who might have designs upon the treasure chamber beyond.
Twice the marauders even attack our headquarters, and the commander in chief has to ask for a battalion to disperse them.
The Arabs, of whom I wrote you at the end of my last letter (Innes began), and whom I thought to be enemies intent only upon murdering me, proved to be exceed-ingly friendly--they were searching for the very band of marauders that had threatened my existence.
With him came his horde of renegade Arabs, outlawed marauders, these, and equally degraded blacks, garnered from the more debased and ignorant tribes of savage cannibals through whose countries the raider passed to and fro with perfect impunity.
The Arabs outnumbered the Waziri; their bullets penetrated the shrubbery and found marks that the Arab riflemen had not even seen; and then Achmet Zek circled inward a half mile above the bungalow, tore down a section of the fence, and led his marauders within the grounds.
Ever since entering the U-boat zone we had been on the lookout for periscopes, and children that we were, bemoaning the unkind fate that was to see us safely into France on the morrow without a glimpse of the dread marauders.
I was stolen in the night from my father's DOUAR by a band of marauders.
So near did the wolves approach, that the dogs became frantic with terror, and it was necessary to replenish the fire from time to time in order to keep the adventurous marauders at safer distance.
Add golf: Former Marauder Brett Pape has returned to his alma mater as coach of the newly reinstated men's golf team.