battle cruiser


battle cruiser

noun

: a ship that is used in fighting wars and that is lighter and faster than a battleship

Full Definition of BATTLE CRUISER

:  a large heavily armed warship that is lighter, faster, and more maneuverable than a battleship

First Known Use of BATTLE CRUISER

1911

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