man–of–war

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noun \ˌma-nə(v)-ˈwȯr\
variants: or less commonly

man–o'–war

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Definition of man–of–war

plural

men–of–war

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men–o'–war

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  1. :  a combatant warship of a recognized navy

15th Century

First Known Use of man–of–war

15th century


MAN–OF–WAR Defined for English Language Learners

man–of–war

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noun \ˌma-nə(v)-ˈwȯr\

Definition of man–of–war for English Language Learners

  • : a ship that has many weapons and is used for war


MAN–OF–WAR Defined for Kids

man–of–war

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noun \ˌma-nəv-ˈwȯr\

Definition of man–of–war for Students

plural

men–of–war

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  1. :  warship


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