men-of-war


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men-of-war

(mĕn′ə-wôr′)
n.
A plural of man-of-war.
References in classic literature ?
Officers of men-of-war used to come on board to take the exact dimensions of her sail-plan.
If American and european men-of-war now peacefully ride in once savage harbors, let them fire salutes to the honor and glory of the whale-ship, which originally showed them the way, and first interpreted between them and the savages.
Jellyfish and Portuguese men-of-war often leave raised blisters in the shape of their own tentacles.