sailing warship

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Noun1.sailing warship - a warship that was powered by sails and equipped with many heavy guns; not built after the middle of the 19th century
man-of-war, ship of the line - a warship intended for combat
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On a sailing warship, the devil was the outermost seam between the planks of the deck and the hull.
It was the largest sailing warship to ever cruise Lake Ontario.
The United States and its Western allies, however, keep on challenging China's claim, frequently sailing warships near the artificial islands in what they call freedom of navigation operations.
Over the past two weeks, the US Navy has repeatedly engaged in sailing warships through the South China Sea, a strategic maritime territory which several local states including China lay claim to.
After a late Japanese lunch at Gotemba, we again boarded our bus for the short 30-minute drive to the Hakone area of Kanagawa Prefecture where we caught the last 4:30 pm ferry tour of Lake Ashinoko at Hakonemachi-ko Harbor, the sightseeing boat pier at the lake's southern shores, where we all boarded the Victory, one of three ships inspired by the design of sailing warships.