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man-of-war

[ man-uhv-wawr ]
/ ˈmæn əvˈwɔr /
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noun, plural men-of-war.
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Origin of man-of-war

1400–50 in sense “soldier”; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for man-of-war

man-of-war

man o' war


noun plural men-of-war or men o' war
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