• 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

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.