dan buoy

[ dan ]
/ dæn /


a temporary buoy having a staff for carrying a flag or light.

Nearby words

  1. damson,
  2. damson cheese,
  3. damyankee,
  4. damão,
  5. dan,
  6. dan river,
  7. dan.,
  8. dana,
  9. dana, charles anderson,
  10. dana, james dwight

Origin of dan buoy

First recorded in 1680–90; origin uncertain

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Examples from the Web for dan buoy

  • At the same moment a dan-buoy splashed overboard to mark the position of the floating mine.

    Submarine Warfare of To-day|Charles W. Domville-Fife