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dreadnought

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noun dread·nought \ˈdred-ˌnȯt, -ˌnät\

Definition of dreadnought

  1. 1 :  a warm garment of thick cloth; also :  the cloth

  2. 2 [Dreadnought, British battleship] a :  battleship b :  one that is among the largest or most powerful of its kind



Examples of dreadnought

  1. <poor gas mileage did little to stem the popularity of that dreadnought of the roadways: the SUV>



1806

First Known Use of dreadnought

1806


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