Farragut definition by Webster's New World
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Farragut, David Glasgow (born James Glasgow Farragut) 1801-70; U.S. admiral: Union naval commander in the Civil War
Farragut definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, David Glasgow 1801-1870.
American admiral who commanded Union ships on daring Civil War missions, including the capture of New Orleans (1862) and the taking of Mobile Bay (1864), during which he uttered his famous rallying cry, “Damn the torpedoes—full speed ahead!”