• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Frigate-built (Naut) Built like a frigate with a raised quarter-deck and forecastle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • frigate-built Nautical, having a quarter-deck and forecastle raised above the main-deck.
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In literature:

The effect, therefore, was that of an ironclad citadel built on the midships of a submerged frigate's hull.
"Captains of the Civil War" by William Wood
Its ponderous, frigate-built merchantmen ceased to dominate the British commerce with China and India and were sold or broken up.
"The Old Merchant Marine" by Ralph D. Paine
They recognised our two frigates as Venetian built; but luckily for us, night came on, for we were not far apart.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
The vessel was built of teak, and had been a frigate in the Portuguese service.
"Ned Myers" by James Fenimore Cooper
She was a frigate-built ship, of about 270 tons, and twenty-two guns, belonging to Stadt, near Hamburgh.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
She was one of the first 44-gun frigates that were ever built in the world.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864" by Various
The frame of a regular-built frigate could not have stood the shock.
"The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth" by Edward Osler
He therefore fitted five out of near thirty small prizes to accompany him, and built a galley frigate to land with.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
There were also frigate birds which had built their nests, in the lower trees, of a few sticks roughly put together.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
Captain Turtle, with a sigh, pronounced her to be a privateer, and a large frigate-built ship.
"Paul Gerrard" by W.H.G. Kingston
This was the eighteen-gun ship "Ranger," built to carry a frigate's battery of twenty-six guns.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
She was, however, what would now be called frigate-built.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
For the reason named, the screw-frigates built in the fifties had little active share in the Civil War.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
False quarter-galleries in imitation of frigate-built ships.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
They were larger and more strongly built, a frigate being as strong as a British seventy-four.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
The "Hope," a staunch frigate of 64 guns, built in New York, arrived in December.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
We have built a small frigate at Nantes, which we hope to get away soon, laden with supplies of various sorts.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
Benjamin Franklin and other Americans were there in France and were having a fine new frigate built for Paul Jones.
"Stories of Our Naval Heroes" by Various
The "Huntress" was a large frigate-built ship of 1400 tons.
"International Short Stories" by Various
Six new frigates were built, and to these were added a number of other vessels of various kinds.
"Four American Naval Heroes" by Mabel Beebe

In news:

The Admiral Makarov is the last in a series of three Krivak IV class frigates built for the Russian Navy under a tender won by Yantar in 2010.