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warship

[ wawr-ship ]
/ ˈwɔrˌʃɪp /
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noun
a ship built or armed for combat purposes.
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Also called war vessel .

Origin of warship

First recorded in 1525–35; war1 + ship1
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British Dictionary definitions for warship

warship
/ (ˈwɔːˌʃɪp) /

noun
a vessel armed, armoured, and otherwise equipped for naval warfare
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