I was driving a corvette in those California days, a gift from my wife, with a booming sound system.
He even got his corvette back, albeit several months after the raid and, he says, with the tires worn down.
When I drive my corvette I see the looks it gets from all the people that have children.
Soon came whispers about a Russian corvette being spotted at Balaclava Bay.
Chaddwick McKeen found out the hard way, when his pot shop was raided, his corvette seized and his business closed down for good.
The brig was the first to haul her wind, the corvette next; and Jack then, parting from her, stood for his station in the north.
The latter began firing as soon as her guns could reach the corvette.
When a packet is no longer retained in service, a corvette or brig, commanded by a lieutenant of the navy, is substituted.
By this time the corvette Oneida had made out the state of the case.
The Frenchman was afterwards fallen in with, and captured by a corvette of her own size.
1630s, also corvet, from French corvette "small, fast frigate" (15c.), perhaps from Middle Dutch korver "pursuit ship," or Middle Low German korf meaning both a kind of boat and a basket, or from Latin corbita (navis) "slow-sailing ship of burden, grain ship" from corbis "basket" (Gamillscheg is against this). The U.S. sports car was so named September 1952, after the warship, on a suggestion by Myron Scott, employee of Campbell-Ewald, Chevrolet's advertising agency. Italian corvetta, Spanish corbeta are French loan-words.