ship of war
Origin of ship of war
Examples from the Web for ship of war
In a ship-of-war, used for washing decks (one of the midship pumps).The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
The three young men you see are officers of an English ship-of-war.The Boy Slaves|Mayne Reid
I want some sort of an excitement, and Im going to have it too, if I am sent home in some ship-of-war in irons.
No opportunity offering for passage in a ship-of-war, he embarked in a merchant vessel called the America.Admiral Farragut|A. T. Mahan
He was forced into the boat, which pulled away to a ship-of-war at anchor in the Forth.Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships|W.H.G. Kingston