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raider (n.)

"one engaged in a hostile or predatory incursion," 1863, agent noun from raid (v.). A word from the American Civil War.

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Definitions of raider from WordNet

raider (n.)
someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war);
Synonyms: plunderer / pillager / looter / spoiler / despoiler / freebooter
raider (n.)
a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management;
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