subchaser

noun
sub·​chas·​er | \ ˈsəb-ˌchā-sər How to pronounce subchaser (audio) \

Definition of subchaser

: a small maneuverable patrol or escort vessel used for antisubmarine warfare

First Known Use of subchaser

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Subchaser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subchaser. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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