mutineer


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someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)

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The mutineer was the bowsman of the mate, and when fast to a fish, it was his duty to sit next him, while Radney stood up with his lance in the prow, and haul in or slacken the line, at the word of command.
On the fifth morning three others of the mutineers bolted up into the air from the desperate arms below that sought to restrain them.
The second mate's gun had jammed, and so there were but two weapons opposed to the mutineers as they bore down upon the officers, who now started to give back before the infuriated rush of their men.
Short and grisly had been the work of the mutineers of the Fuwalda, and through it all John Clayton had stood leaning carelessly beside the companionway puffing meditatively upon his pipe as though he had been but watching an indifferent cricket match.
Occasionally they heard faint echoes of brawls and quarreling among the mutineers, and on two occasions the vicious bark of firearms rang out on the still air.
The seeds of discontent were, therefore, already planted in the camp of the mutineers of the Cowrie at the north edge of Jungle Island.
The two members of the Kincaid's company followed Momulla and his fellows to a point in the jungle close by the camp of the mutineers. Here Momulla hid them while he went in search of Kai Shang, first admonishing his Maori companions to stand guard over the two sailors lest they change their minds and attempt to escape.
Sir Henry "Harry" Tombs rode to the rescue of Lt James Hills just as a swordwielding Indian mutineer aimed to strike.
"Pack your suitcase, leave the UK and don't return ever, you traitor" - Message on an anonymous Christmas card sent to Tory MP Paul Masterton who had been listed as a "Brexit mutineer".
What a Lovely War, The Monocled Mutineer and Blackadder showed the war as a "misbegotten shambles, a series of catastrophic mistakes perpetrated by an out-of-touch elite.
Sonoma, Calif.--Mutineer Magazine founder and editor Alan Kropf and a host of other young wine experts paid a visit to California's wine country in May to present Mutineer Magazine's Marvelous Millennial Wine Marketing Circus.
There have been many more for him at the same fixture since and his Mutineer, ridden by Paddy Flood, outstayed his rivals in the 3m1f handicap chase, winning by five and a half lengths.
The six men given prison sentences included former island mayor Steve Christian, now 57, a descendant of Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian.
The last one being 'The Monocled Mutineer' in 1986.
A concrete example within this lesson is the discovery that the chief mutineer belonged to a heretical sect in the Netherlands--the Brethren of the Free Spirit, and following this lead into the past.