E-boat


noun

(in World War II) a fast German boat carrying guns and torpedoes

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Word Origin for E-boat

C20: from enemy boat
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Example sentences from the Web for e-boat

  • The attentions paid to "E 56" on the 26th call to mind the story of the E-boat which did a "crash" dive to avoid similar machines.

    The Story of Our Submarines|John Graham Bower