stern chase

noun

Definition of stern chase

: a chase in which a pursuing ship follows in the path of another

First Known Use of stern chase

1627, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stern chase

stern entry 2

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The first known use of stern chase was in 1627

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“Stern chase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stern%20chase. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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