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- adjective obsolete
- noun obsolete A
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Portingal by the way, with the taking, spoyling, and burning of the towne of Faraon there, and marching into the Spanish confines therabouts, &c.
Portingal, I haue sailed through the Leuant seas euery way, and haue bene in all the chiefe Islands within the same sea, as Rhodes,
Southeast wind, and about euening we were vnder the Island, which is very high lande, and may be seene at the least 14. or 15. miles off, and as we sayled about the North point, there lay three other great Portingal ships, we being not aboue half a mile from them, wherevpon wee helde in the weather and to seawarde Northeast as much as we might.
The 25. of May we discouered the Island of S. Helena, but we could not see the Portingal ship, still sayling with a stiffe
Portingall tongue, may do them as good seruice, as those that shall be here two yeeres before him: for then we may buy a slaue that can speake this language and the Portingal tongue also, which shall then interprete vnto vs in all your secret doings, not making the
One of the foure gallies of Portingal escaped very hardly, retiring her selfe, into the hauen.
I remember with lively pleasure my first glance at the classic stream of the “Portingal Captains” and the
We took from 'em all that we wanted, but we paid for it in good Portingal goold, seein 'that we was no pirates, but good honest traders.
On our way there, avore ever we got so far south as Cape Blanc, we captured a Portingal caravel; pickin 'up another of 'em a little way to the nor'ard of Cape Verde.
Coast, and there we stayed for a matter o 'three months, huntin' blacks and Portingals; goin 'into the rivers in the caravels, landin' parties, attackin 'native villages, and makin' prisoners o 'all the strongest and most likely-lookin' men and women -- with a good sprinklin 'o' childer, too -- and cuttin 'out the Portingal caravels wherever we found' em.