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Man-of-War (A)


A Government fighting-ship. The term is not now often used.

Man-of-war, or, Portuguese man-of-war. The nautilus.

Frank went to the captain and told him that Tom had given him leave to have the man-of-war if he could get it.”—Goulding: Adventures of the Young Marooners, 17.

Man-of-war bird. The frigate-bird.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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