Piratically legal definition of Piratically
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PIRATICALLY, pleadings. This is a technical word, essential to charge the
crime of piracy in an indictment, which cannot be supplied by another word,
or any circumlocution. Hawk. B. 1, c. 37, s. 15; 3 Inst. 112; 1 Chit. Cr.
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107) Thus, the only stateless ships would be those whose flag state denied nationality based on cruising piratically
or those ships that flew more than one flag.
He said: "You have become a charlatan, a conman and someone who piratically
prays on elderly people who were vulnerable.
43) Unlike his fellow-biographer Hogg, Peacock never admitted to having been a vegetarian, and he is widely suspected to have written "Dinner by the Amateurs of Vegetable Diet," an anonymous burlesque of Shelley's A Vindication of Natural Diet (1813) and/or his nearly identical vegetarian note to Queen Mab (privately printed in 1813 and piratically
published in 1821).