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Word Origin for quinquereme
Examples from the Web for quinquereme
A hundred more were hurled from The Sword at the Romans on the decks of the quinquereme.
As the lightning from a clear sky, so was the deathblow given to the pride and strength of the quinquereme.
They themselves must die, but it was their duty to prevent the departure from the quinquereme of any prisoners.
The quinquereme was settling in the water and her crew could cast spears no more.
A trireme may be said to have had one hundred and seventy oars, a quinquereme three hundred, and even four hundred.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries|Edward Rowland