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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