The French man-of-war Zelle transported them to p218 Raiatea, and the two officials landed under the white flag of truce.
Yes,” replied Alfred, “and so is one by a Captain of a man-of-war.
He knew all the tricks of sailors, and especially of man-of-war's men.
The first, called the Joli, was a man-of-war armed with thirty-six guns.
It was a man-of-war in full sail, looming up like a mountain.
On the man-of-war and on the ramparts of the fortress the guns were silent.
Harry then got into his boat and pulled on board the man-of-war, where the first lieutenant very kindly allowed him to see me.
A cant name for a man-of-war, and also for government and government authorities.
At the same time it revealed to those on board the dhow that they were being chased by the boat of a man-of-war.
Also, a man-of-war's man's constant appellation for his own captain.