battlewagon


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bat·tle·wag·on

 (băt′l-wăg′ən)
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Noun1.battlewagon - large and heavily armoured warshipbattlewagon - large and heavily armoured warship  
dreadnaught, dreadnought - battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber
pocket battleship - a small battleship built to conform with treaty limitations on tonnage and armament (from 1925 to 1930)
combat ship, war vessel, warship - a government ship that is available for waging war
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But as a very versatile family battlewagon this is a compromise that's easy enough to accept.
Navy during World War II and served his time aboard the USS New Jersey battlewagon during the Korean Conflict.
I've sailed the Cape and the Horn aboard a battlewagon with a sea so choppy the bow was awash half the time under thirty-foot waves.
Often when a company puts out a smaller version of its pro battlewagon, more than just a few feet are sacrificed in the translation.
I was chauffered out there in a Humvee - one of those ginormous macho 4x4 jeeps that started life as a Delta Force battlewagon.
When Jeebleh's clansmen demand that he finance the repair of their battlewagon, he refuses to participate.
To digress, withLiverpool on the cusp of becoming culturalcapitalof Europe - and yah boo to the pedlars of the all-Scousers-are-scallywagsand-brigands myth - our home-grown fame circus has hitched up to the battlewagon to beat thedrum; a warlike analogy that seems apposite in these heady days of jubilation over the liberation of Iraq.