- battleship gray,
Origin of battleship
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Using skewers/tooth picks, attach monkey bread, Cinnabons, and churros to battleship.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship|Harley Morenstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sober and muted colors including shades of gray, one described in a local paper as ‘Battleship,’ were prevalent.
The leading-man roles followed in the back-to-back 2012 blockbusters John Carter and Battleship.‘Lone Survivor’ Taylor Kitsch’s Journey From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom|Marlow Stern|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Additional film credits include The Rundown, The Kingdom, Hancock, Battleship, and the upcoming Cocaine Cowboys.
As a member of the Royal Navy, he was in charge of operating the searchlights on a battleship called the Valiant.
The voice was explicit about what it would do to the Mekinese-occupied areas of Garen if the battleship fled.Talents, Incorporated|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
It was the first time I had bulked in anyone's opinion as largely as a battleship; but I suppose his intentions were good enough.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.
The battleship trembled to her keel plates as the sound reverberated.The Dreadnought Boys on Battle Practice|John Henry Goldfrap
The English Channel was left behind two days later, the battleship beginning once more her strife with the broad Atlantic.
In the meantime word had been sent to the battleship "Long Island."
1794, shortened from line-of-battle ship (1705), one large enough to take part in a main attack (formerly one of 74-plus guns); from battle (n.) + ship (n.). Later in U.S. Navy in reference to a class of ships that carried guns of the largest size. The last was decommissioned in 2006. Battleship-gray as a color is attested from 1916. Fighter and bomber airplanes in World War I newspaper articles were sometimes called battleplanes, but it did not catch on.