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    Brian Klein

    Pirate Training 101.3

    If ye can't trust a pirate, ye damn well can't trust a merchant either. Since yer here and we can't get rid of you through traditional means; ye might want be learn'in the local language or be run through; As the Cap'n expects a certain understanding before dealing with the likes of you and Jack Ketch ain't got time for you.

    • Hands    
      • Crew members or sailors of a ship
    • Hang ‘Emfrom the Yardarm    
      • Type of punishment served to a prisoner
    • Hang the Jib    
      • Frown or pout
    • Head    
      • Potty or toilet on a pirate ship
    • Hearties    
      • Friends, fellow comrades or sailors
    • Heave Ho    
      • Put your weight and muscle into it
    • Heave To    
      • Stop!!
    • Hempen Halter    
      • A rope hanging noose
    • Hornswaggle    
      • Cheat or defraud someone out of assets or money
    • Jack    
      • Flag flown at the front of ship to show nationality
    • Jack Ketch    
      • The hangman. “Dance with Jack Ketch” means to hang
    • Jacob's Ladder    
      • A rope ladder used to climb aboard a boat
    • Jolly Roger    
      • Black pirate flag with white skull and crossbones
    • Keelhaul    
      • Painful punishment whereby the pirates drag a person side-to-side under the pirate ship and they get cut up by the planks and barnacles from the bottom of the ship
    • Killick    
      • Small, stone anchor with a wooden frame
    • Lad, lass, lassie    
      • A kid or young person
    • Landlubber    
      • An inexperienced or clumsy person who doesn't have any sailing skills
    • Letters of Marque    
      • Government-issued letters allowing privateers the right to piracy of another ship during wartime
    • Lookout    
      • The pirate who keeps watch for land or oncoming ships
    • Loot    
      • Stolen money or belongings
    • Man-O-War    
      • A pirate ship that is decked out and prepared for battle
    • Maroon    
      • Leave someone stranded on a deserted island with no supplies, which was a common punishment for any crew members who disrespected or dishonored the Captain
    • Marooned    
      • To be abandoned with no food, drink, or possessions
    • Me    
      • My
    • Mizzen    
      • The 3rd mast from the ship’s bow of bigger ships
    • Mutiny    
      • When crew gang up against the Captain of the ship or other authority

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