Man of war

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A warrior; a soldier
(Naut.) See in the Vocabulary.
- Shak.
See Portuguese man-of-war under man-of-war and also see Physalia.
(Naut.) See in the Vocabulary.

See also: Man, Man, Man, War

References in classic literature ?
In which the arrival of a man of war puts a final end to hostilities, and causes the conclusion of a firm and lasting peace between all parties.
He could be a man of peace and he could be a man of war.
The Portuguese Man of War - also know as bluebottles - are purple-blue in colour and they trail stinging tentacles up to 22 metres long.