warship

Definitions

  • Warship Demologos
    Warship Demologos
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n warship a government ship that is available for waging war
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Quotations

  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose%20Bierce
    “Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.”
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon%20B.%20Johnson
    “The guns and bombs, the rockets and the warships, all are symbols of human failure.”

Usage

In literature:

But here the larger warships were carrying heavier guns than those in the forts.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
Now, I wonder if perchance she is one of the warships that we are searching for?
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
A warship is far from a safe place of residence, especially in war time.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
A French warship arrived on the 10th, followed by a British vessel on the 12th or 13th.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
The first definite description we have of warships after the period of Actium comes at the end of the ninth century.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
The value of patriotism to a people is above gold and precious stones, above commerce and industry, above citadels and warships.
"America First" by Various
Every warship in the world will chase this boat.
"The Wreck of the Titan" by Morgan Robertson
Early in 1796 seven French warships underwent extensive repairs in the royal dockyard at Cadiz.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
The members of the Lords and Commons were on vessels placed amongst the warships.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
The warships in the Bay joined in but eventually the gunfire died down.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
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In poetry:

Then the Norse leader,
Dire was his need of it,
Few were his following,
Fled to his warship;
Fleeted his vessel to sea with the king in it,
Saving his life on the fallow flood.
"Battle Of Brunanburgh" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

The commissioning of a warship is always a historic moment, but this week's debut of the USS Michael Murphy in New York is bittersweet.
What Kind Of Gas Mileage Can You Get From A Naval Warship.
Vietnam's navy launched its first homemade warship.
Vietnam has launched its first homemade warship, equipped with artillery and missile systems, the Associated Press reported.
Don't Sleep On: Idle Warship.
Former bandmates reunite for power trio Neon Warship.
The USS Michael Murphy will be the navy's newest commissioned warship on Saturday, with celebrations all week including parachute jumps over the Hudson River, cannon salutes at Pier 88 and bell ringing at the New York Stock Exchange.
Vows second warship for Philippines.
Mighty Warship Olympia Tattoo Festival.
Warship That Escaped Sandy Returns to Help N.Y. November 1, 2012 RSS Feed Print.
1892 warship Olympia battles for survival.
Jesse Lebovics, longtime caretaker of the 1892 USS Olympia, the oldest steel warship still afloat, illuminates a coal bunker to show multiple repairs at and below the waterline.
As a group of alleged pirates learned Wednesday, however, AK-47s are no match for the power of a NATO warship.
The Navy's newest warship is slowly disappearing, one molecule at a time.
HMS Victory, the world's oldest commissioned warship, is set to undergo a £16m restoration.
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