landing craft

Origin of landing craft

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for landing craft

Historical Examples of landing craft

  • Landing-craft to Isobel; Isobel will bring them the rest of the way.

    A Slave is a Slave

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Suppose we tell Ravney to herd these Lords-Master onto a couple of landing-craft and bring them up here?

    A Slave is a Slave

    Henry Beam Piper


British Dictionary definitions for landing craft

landing craft

noun
  1. military any small vessel designed for the landing of troops and equipment on beaches
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