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 Free Trade.Freeholds. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Freebooter
 
means a free rover. (Dutch, buiten, to rove, whence vrijbuiter; German, freibeuter, etc.)   1
        His forces consisted mostly of base people and freebooters.”—Bacon.
 


 Free Trade.Freeholds. 

 
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