pocket battleship

noun

Definition of pocket battleship

: a small German battleship built so as to come within treaty limitations of tonnage and armament

First Known Use of pocket battleship

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Pocket battleship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pocket%20battleship. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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