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  1. Ger·hard Jo·hann Da·vid von [gair-hahrt yoh-hahn dah-veet fuh n] /ˈgɛər hɑrt ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈdɑ vit fən/, 1755–1813, Prussian general.
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Historical Examples

  • The Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau now concentrated their salvos upon the Glasgow.

    World's War Events, Vol. I


  • The Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau were armoured cruisers of 11,600 tons.

  • The Scharnhorst was firing heavily, but I could see she was in a bad way.

  • We were nearing the Scharnhorst and began firing for all we were worth.

  • The Scharnhorst (flag) was the crack gunnery ship of the German fleet.