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man-of-war

noun
variants: also man-o'-war

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“Man-of-war.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/man-of-war. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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