Sentence Examples

  • They killed the port-reeve, took some booty and sailed away.
  • The first expeditions were for adventure and booty, especially the discovery of gold and silver.
  • The British admiral was accused of applying himself so entirely to seizing and selling his booty that he would not allow his second in command, Sir Samuel Hood, who had recently joined him, to take proper measures to impede the arrival of French forces known to be on their way to Martinique.
  • If the Cossacks did not capture Napoleon then, what saved him was the very thing that was destroying the French army, the booty on which the Cossacks fell.
  • Notwithstanding the immense booty he brought, he did not receive his due reward.