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GUEST,Fred McCormick Folklore: Sack of Baltimore (28) RE: Folklore: Sack of Baltimore 14 Jul 15


Les, how does the word nominally fit into this? Is it because Tunis and Algiers were part of the Turkish empire? Forgive my ignorance, but I'd always imagined that 'Turk' in this context was a general term of abuse for anyone who looked Arabic and liable to blow your ship from underneath you.




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