Blackbeard



pseudonym of Edward Teach.
Edward (“Blackbeard”) died 1718, English pirate and privateer in the Americas.
Historical Examples

Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard Pyle
When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton
Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine
Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard I. Pyle
Tom Cringle’s Log Michael Scott
The Giant of the North R.M. Ballantyne
Stories of American Life and Adventure Edward Eggleston
The Giant of the North R.M. Ballantyne
Kate Bonnet Frank R. Stockton
Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard Pyle

noun
nickname of (Edward) Teach See Teach
verb teaches, teaching, taught
(transitive; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) often foll by how. to help to learn; tell or show (how): to teach someone to paint, to teach someone how to paint
to give instruction or lessons in (a subject) to (a person or animal): to teach French, to teach children, she teaches
(transitive; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to cause to learn or understand: experience taught him that he could not be a journalist
(informal) Also teach someone a lesson. to cause (someone) to suffer the unpleasant consequences of some action or behaviour
noun
Edward, known as Blackbeard. died 1718, English pirate, active in the West Indies and on the Atlantic coast of North America
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