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n. - A United States warship larger than a destroyer and smaller than a cruiser; A medium size square-rigged warship of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Usage examples (29)
  • The General said, "A frigate is already ordered by the Admiral."
  • "They must be, I suspect, from your account of them, Walter, cormorants, or rather that species of them known as the frigate-bird."
  • 'Squirrel,' which was called the frigate, 10 tons.
  • The frigate was the one which had escaped from us. for more
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