Filibuster

Filibuster, a name given to buccaneers who infested the Spanish-American coasts or those of the West Indies, but more specially used to designate the followers of Lopez in his Cuban expedition in 1851, and those of Walker in his Nicaraguan in 1855; a name now given to any lawless adventurers who attempt to take forcible possession of a foreign country.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Fildes, S. Luke * Filigree
Fieschi, Count
Fieschi, Joseph Marco
Fiesole
Fife
Fifth-Monarchy Men
Figaro
Figaro, Mariage de
Figuier, Louis
Fiji
Fildes, S. Luke
Filibuster
Filigree
Filioque Controversy
Fillan, St.
Fillmore
Finality John
Finch, Heneage
Findlater, Andrew
Fingal
Fingal's Cave
Finisterre

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Filibuster in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable