marauder

Part of speech: noun

A plunderer; robber.

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Usage examples "marauder":

  1. Clothes are rolled into a bundle and tied to the hammock, that one may close one's eyes reasonably confident that the supply will not be diminished by some small marauder. - "Edge of the Jungle", William Beebe.
  2. What was Columbus but a marauder, a buccaneer? - "The Deluge", David Graham Phillips.
  3. But there was no cat in sight; and it was not till I stood immediately under the tree that I discovered the marauder to be a snake, just then slowly making toward the ground, with a young bird in his jaws. - "A Rambler's lease", Bradford Torrey.