Pirate Lingo

Moving forward I plan to use a lot more Pirate terminology on the YouTube channel. Just because life’s too short not to take advantage of the simple little pleasures.

In case anyone is looking for a key here you go.

AaarrrrAll purpose Pirate catch phrase.
Ahoy, MateyHello, my friend!
Ahoy, Me Hearties!Hello, my friends, crew members, people in the chat.
All Hands Hoy!Everyone get on deck!
Avast YePay attention and check this out!
Aye, AyeYes, will do!
Batten Down The HatchesTie everything down and prepare for an incoming storm.
Bilge-SuckingAn insulting expression of disdain.
Blimey!Surprised, shocked.
Blow me down!Phrase of amazement.
Blow The Man DownThe Captain’s command to kill (or get rid of) a person.
BountyA reward.
Bring a Spring Upon ‘erTurn the ship in a different direction.
BroadsideThe most vulnerable angle of a ship that runs the length of the boat.
BuccaneerA pirate.
BuckoFriend, or fellow crew member.
Carouser Reckless or loud person who drinks excessively.
Cat O’Nine TailsA special kind of whip that has 9 strands.
ChanteySong sung together by  pirates in unison, while they work.
ChaseA vessel is being pursued.
Chase GunThe main cannon at the bow of a ship.
Clap of ThunderStrong, alcoholic drink.
Cleave Him to the BrisketAn order to kill a man by cutting across his chest from the shoulders to stomach.
ClipperFast-moving boat or ship.
CofferThe treasure chest.
CogSmaller war ship
Crack Jenny’s TeacupTerm for spending the night with a prostitute.
Crow’s NestA small lookout platform near the top of the mast to see long distances.
CutlassA thick, heavy and rather short sword for pirates.
Davy Jones’ LockerA mystical fable about an evil spirit from the bottom of the ocean that draws pirates or sailors down to their death.
Dead Men Tell No TalesAn expression meaning no survivors left behind.
DoubloonsTypes of Spanish gold coins.
FathomSix feet.
Feed the FishAbout to die.
Fire in the HoleWarning given to crew before a cannon is fired.
FloggingSevere beating.
GalleyShip’s Kitchen
GangplankRemovable ramp between the pier and the ship.
Go on AccountA phrase pirates used to say they were turning into a pirate.
GrogRum or liquor diluted by water.
Grog BlossomAn alcoholic.
HandsCrew members of a ship.
Hang ‘Emfrom the YardarmType of punishment served to a prisoner.
Hang the JibFrown or pout.
HeadToilet on a pirate ship.
HeartiesFriends, fellow comrades or sailors.
Heave HoPut your weight and muscle into it.
Heave ToStop!
Hempen HalterA rope hanging noose.
HornswaggleCheat or defraud someone out of assets or money.
JackFlag flown at the front of ship to show nationality.
Jack KetchThe hangman. “Dance with Jack Ketch” means to hang.
Jacob’s LadderA rope ladder used to climb aboard a ship.
Jolly RogerBlack pirate flag with white skull and crossbones.
KeelhaulPainful 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.
KillickSmall, stone anchor with a wooden frame.
Lad, lass, lassieA kid or young person.
LandlubberAn inexperienced or clumsy person who doesn’t have any sailing skills.
Letters of MarqueGovernment-issued letters allowing privateers the right to piracy of another ship during wartime.
LookoutThe pirate who keeps watch for land or oncoming ships.
LootStolen money or belongings.
Man-O-WarA pirate ship that is decked out and prepared for battle.
MaroonLeave someone stranded on a deserted island with no supplies, which was a common punishment for any crew members who disrespected or dishonored the Captain.
MaroonedTo be abandoned with no food, drink, or possessions.
MizzenThe 3rd mast from the ship’s bow of bigger ships.
MutinyWhen crew gang up against the Captain of the ship or other authority.
No Prey, No PayThe ship’s crew received no wages; however they got a part of the loot or treasure.
Old SaltExperienced pirate or sailor.
Pieces of eightCoins.
PillageRob, ransack or plunder.
PiracyRobbery performed at sea, often to another ship.
PlunderTake booty or burglarize.
Poop deckThis is a part of the ship above the Captain’s headquarters at the farthest point back. (Not the toilet!) 
PrivateerGovernment-appointed pirates.
>RumPirate’s favorite alcoholic beverage.
Run a RigPlaying a joke or a trick on someone.
Run a Shot Across the BowWarning shot given to another ship.
Sail, Ho!A warning that another ship is in view.
Savvy?A question asking, “Do you get it?” or “Do you understand?”
ScallywagA kidding type of word that a superior pirate might call one of the rookies.
Scourge of the 7 SeasPirate known as the worst kind.
Scurvy DogThe pirate is calling you an insulting name.
ScuttleSink a ship.
SeadogA veteran sailor or old pirate.
Sea LegsWhen a sailor adjusts his balance from riding on a ship for a long time.
Shark BaitThis is what you become after you walk the plank.
ShipshapeThe ship is managed and clean, everything is under control.
Shiver Me Timbers!Something like, “Holy Cow!” a surprised or shocked expression.
Sink Me!Another expression of surprise.
Son of a Biscuit EaterA name or insult for someone you dislike.
Splice the Mainbrace!Pass a round of drinks out to the crew.
SquiffyTipsy or intoxicated, shaky footing.
Strike ColorsLower a ship’s flag to indicate surrender.
SwabMop or clean the ship’s deck and floorboards.
Take a CaulkTake a nap.
TarSailor, crew member.
Thar She Blows!Whale sighting.
Three Sheets to the WindVery drunk, intoxicated.
Walk the PlankPrisoner is ordered to walk off the board overlapping the ocean, which results in drowning and presumably a meet-up with Davy Jones Locker.
Weigh Anchor and Hoist the Mizzen!An order to the crew to pull up the anchor and get this ship sailing!
WenchA woman or peasant girl.
Yellow JackWhen a ship flies a yellow flag, it indicates the presence of an ill crew member, such as yellow fever. But this was also a trick that smart pirates used to avoid becoming the target of another ship.
Yo Ho Ho!A happy expression to get someone’s attention.
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