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synonyms for frigate

  • sailboat
  • ship
  • vessel
  • warship
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How to use frigate in a sentence

The Portuguese frigate Cine captured by the Algerines, after a smart action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Desperate engagement between an Algerine cruiser of 18 guns, well manned, and a Corsican frigate of 26 nine and twelve pounders.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He therefore fitted five out of near thirty small prizes to accompany him, and built a galley frigate to land with.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Governor Letcher of Virginia ordered that this ship be raised and be converted into an effective, usable frigate.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
There is good reason to believe that we have taken the Iphigenie, a French frigate.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
The officers and men of the frigate were so upset by the sudden dash and attack that they did not know what to do.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Then, with a quick turn of the helm, the little brig swung round like a top across the frigate's bows.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
But it soon proved that the deer was faster than the hound, and so Captain Jones began to play with the big frigate.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
After he had all the fun he wanted out of the lumbering frigate, he spread all sail again and soon left her out of sight.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Sailing along the coast of Canada he came upon a fleet of coal vessels, with a British frigate to take care of them.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FRIGATE

  • battleship
  • corvette
  • cruiser
  • cutter
  • destroyer
  • dreadnaught
  • dreadnought
  • frigate
  • gunboat
  • submarine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.