Definition of marauder:
footpad, thief, buccaneer, highwayman, freebooter, raider, despoiler, burglar, predatory animal, bandit, pirate, pillager, piranha, brigand, privateer, predator, plunderer, vulture, pirana, depredator, caribe, robber, forager.
- "A Thief in the Night", E. W. Hornung.
- "The Brass Bowl", Louis Joseph Vance.
It is even recorded that Essex ordered one of his soldiers, who was found stealing a woman's gown, to be hanged on the spot, but that, wearied by the intercession of an ecclesiastic of Cadiz, the canon Quesada, he consented at last to pardon the marauder.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.