Origin of foudroyant
Examples from the Web for foudroyant
The "Foudroyant" came in sight on the afternoon of the 24th.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Carraciolli concealed himself, but was discovered in disguise and put on board the Foudroyant with his hands tied behind his back.Drake, Nelson and Napoleon|Walter Runciman
The Queen was in a panic, and besought him with tears to give her the "Foudroyant," but Keith was obdurate.The Life of Nelson, Vol. II. (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
The court was held on board the “Foudroyant,” which was British territory—a most indefensible proceeding.
The next instant the oars fell, and the gig whirled round under the Foudroyant's stern and came glancing up toward his own skiff.The Wing-and-Wing|J. Fenimore Cooper