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Noun1.Dreadnaught - battleship that has big guns all of the same caliberdreadnaught - battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber
battleship, battlewagon - large and heavily armoured warship
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Much there was which Tarzan could make Tantor understand, and though the small talk of the wild was beyond the great, gray dreadnaught of the jungle, he stood with blinking eyes and gently swaying trunk as though drinking in every word of it with keenest appreciation.
Going to his heavy grego, or wrapall, or dreadnaught, which he had previously hung on a chair, he fumbled in the pockets, and produced at length a curious little deformed image with a hunch on its back, and exactly the color of a three days' old Congo baby.
HMS Queen Elizabeth was named for the first Dreadnaught of the name, which was named for the 16th century ruler.
In effect, the rapid advances in industrialisation and the development of modern methods of warfare -- the Maxim machine gun, high-explosive artillery rounds, the development of better targeting systems, the advent of airpower and air-based observation, bigger and more powerful dreadnaught battleships fuelled by coal and then oil -- all combined to make men in the front lines more vulnerable as never before.
With photos of the Royal Navy's Dreadnaught battleships, we told of land and sea battles two days after Britain's declaration of war against Germany.
On July 15, 2014, Castro provided State Farm with an unsigned and undated typed note addressed "to State Farm" allegedly from "Doug Fretus" stating that Dreitas (the correct spelling, as later determined by State Farm) had given Castro a Martin D45 Authentic 1942 Dreadnaught Acoustic guitar.
In 1904, the South American nation of Chile placed an order for two dreadnaught battleships with the British firm of Armstrong Witworth, the Almirante Lattore and Almirante Cochrane.
At first, boys produced single models, such as a dreadnaught or a moon rover, a walking excavator or a dredge.
Players must find a way into his impenetrable Dreadnaught ship to defeat Oryx before he and his dark army consume civilization and bring the solar system to ruin.
He was moved by the sight of the HMS Dreadnaught, England's now-legendary battleship, and made the decision that if he were to survive the war-he had just seen combat at Belleau Wood-he would develop his small business of manufacturing comforters and textiles into something more substantial and lasting." New Haven's distinctive logo, a silhouette of the HMS Dreadnaught, came into being at that time.