Ahoy, mateys. Feast yer eyes on this here docvument and learn to speak like the true pirate ye be. Do it smartly and don't be lubbery!
Aft: Towards the rear of the ship.
Arrgh: Surprise, frustration, anytime you can't find the words.
Aye: Yes, as in "Aye, aye, sir".
Be: Are, as in "Be ye ready to hand over the gold?"
Belay: 1) Secure, as in "Belay that Line", 2) Stop, as in "Belay that order!"
Bilge Rat: A mischieveous or unscrupulous person.
Blagard: From blackguard - a scoundrel.
Booty: Pirate treasure.
Bucko: Friend, as in "Me bucko".
Davy Jones' Locker:
To go to the bottom of the sea, to die.
A sailor, sometimes a friendly insult, sometimes not.
Fair winds: Good luck.
Fore: Towards the front of the ship.
Go on the account: Become a pirate.
Hands: Crew of a ship, as in "All hands on deck!"
Heave to: Come to a stop.
Ho: Exclamation as a way of pointing something out as in "Land Ho" or "Sail Ho".
Jack Tar or Tar: A common sailor.
Lad: A young male.
Land Lubber: Not a sailor, someone unfamiliar with sailing.
Lass or Lassie: A young female.
Mate or Matey: Member of your crew, friendly, as in "Me mate".
Me hearties: My crew, how the captain might address his crew (when he's pleased with them).
No quarter given: No surrender will be accepted, no prisoners will be taken.
Pillage: To ransack a city, town or village and steal its valuables and provisions.
The highest part of the deck, also called the quarterdeck.
1) A harbor 2) The left side of a ship.
A disease, word used as an insult, as in "A pox on thee!"
Prow: The very front of the ship.
An experienced sailor, as in "An old salt".
Scallywag: A troublemaker or mischieveous person.
Derogatory term for a sailor.
Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion: Sometime well done and in order.
Shiver Me Timbers: Surprise.
Sink Me: Surprise or shock
Smartly: Do it quickly and well, as in "Raise the sails and smartly".
Starboard: Right side of a ship.
Swab: 1) To clean the decks, 2) Derogatory term for a sailor.
Tis: It is.
Weigh Anchor: To pull up the anchor and leave port.
Wench: Peasant or servant girl as in a tavern.