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noun as in boat

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In March 2010 a North Korean submarine, without cause, torpedoed the Cheonan, a South Korean frigate.

The Portuguese frigate Cine captured by the Algerines, after a smart action.

Desperate engagement between an Algerine cruiser of 18 guns, well manned, and a Corsican frigate of 26 nine and twelve pounders.

He therefore fitted five out of near thirty small prizes to accompany him, and built a galley frigate to land with.

Governor Letcher of Virginia ordered that this ship be raised and be converted into an effective, usable frigate.

There is good reason to believe that we have taken the Iphigenie, a French frigate.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frigate, such as: sailboat, ship, vessel, and warship.

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