piraterules or guidelines,law aboard a ship,the code of the brethren, set down by the pirates Morgan and Bartholomew
Elizabeth:Wait!You have to take me to shore.According to the code of the order of the brethren -
Barbossa:First,your return to shore was not part of our negotiations nor our agreement so I must do nothing. And secondly,you must be a pirate for the pirate’s code to apply and you’re not.And thirdly, the code is more what you'd call "guidelines" than actual rules. Welcome aboard the Black Pearl, Miss Turner.