Q-ship

noun
\ ˈkyü-ˌship How to pronounce Q-ship (audio) \

Definition of Q-ship

: an armed ship disguised as a merchant or fishing ship to decoy enemy submarines into gun range

First Known Use of Q-ship

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Q-ship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Q-ship. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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