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man-of-war or man o' war



Word forms:   plural men-of-war, men o' war
  1. a warship
  2. See Portuguese man-of-war

Example Sentences Including 'man-of-war'

James Edmundson was forced to resign as purser on the Navy's leading man-of-war , the Royal Anne.
Malcolm Balen A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)


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