noun, plural men-of-war.
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Origin of man-of-war
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They are, to say the least, preparing for civil war (the polling stations are stormed by armed gangs).
In the first episode, an officer is shown video of himself shooting and killing a man.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?
That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry.
It is the summit of human happiness: the surrender of man to God, of woman to man, of several women to the same man.
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The supernaturalist alleges that religion was revealed to man by God, and that the form of this revelation is a sacred book.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini