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minesweeper

minesweeper

noun mine·sweep·er \ˈmīn-ˌswē-pər\

: a ship designed for removing or destroying mines

Full Definition of MINESWEEPER

:  a warship for removing or neutralizing mines by dragging
mine·sweep·ing \-piŋ\ noun

First Known Use of MINESWEEPER

1904

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