- a warship.
- Portuguese man-of-war.
Origin of man-of-war
Examples from the Web for man-of-war
Historical Examples of man-of-war
The Americans exulted at the failure of the man-of-war's man, and the English doubted.Homeward Bound
James Fenimore Cooper
It is, in short, the man-of-war that was in St. Blas when we left there.An Old Sailor's Yarns
Once, I remember, we came upon a man-of-war anchored off the coast.Heart of Darkness
Then all the guns were fakes, and the whole business of a man-of-war as well?The Harbor of Doubt
Carlos came to the side, and looked after the man-of-war in the distance.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
man o' war
- a warship
- See Portuguese man-of-war