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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DREADNOUGHT

The aero-sub was motionless and submerged just off the port bow of the dreadnought.

No, Sir, do as I bid you; just bring me the dreadnought and a round hat.'

The sinking of the Dreadnought near the Nore was known in London within the hour.

Since the invasion and the sinking of the Dreadnought, ours had become a Navy of Berserkers.

The Dreadnought, off Greenwich, is a free hospital-ship for seamen of all nations.

Compare this with 23,000 horse-power of the "Dreadnought's" turbine engines.

The Dreadnought lugger had brought with her a small twenty-five feet life-boat.

From the Dreadnought he went with the nervous Minna to the Greenwich hospital.

Battleships and cruisers of the "Dreadnought" type are included in the above table.

Braid himself with a Dreadnought could not get there in two.

WORD ORIGIN

"battleship," literally "fearing nothing," from dread (v.) + nought (n.). Mentioned as the name of a ship in the Royal Navy c.1596, but modern sense is from the name of the first of a new class of British battleships mainly armed with big guns of one caliber, launched Feb. 18, 1906.

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