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>>1714 Caribbean pirate
Subject: pirate
Culture: colonial English
Setting: Golden Age of Piracy, Caribbean/Atlantic 1714-1722
Object: swords > smallsword

* National Museum of Crime and Punishment > A Notorious History of American Crime
Pirates of this age carried many assorted types of swords[;] this particular sword with its straight blade and light weight would have mainly been used as a thrusting weapon or for dueling."

* pc
[NOTE: > "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl" > Special Features disc 2]