All hands hoay = everyone on deck

Avast ye = listen, pay attention

Aye = yes

Booty = treasure, loot

Buccaneer, freebooter = pirate

Cutlass = type of sword

Davy Jones’ Locker = bottom of the sea

Doubloon = Spanish gold coin

Hornswoggle = to cheat, swindle

Jolly Roger = flag with skull and crossbones

Landlubber = someone unfamiliar with the sea, sailing

Piece of eight = Spanish silver coin

Run a rig = play a trick

Sail ho = another ship in view

Savvy? = understand?

Smartly = quickly

Splice the mainbrace = pass out drinks to the crew

Sweet trade = piracy

comments powered by Disqus