A combat ship. Also called man-of-war .
- The American warship "Nipsic" was cast upon the beach, but was afterwards floated and saved.
- In the spring it is visited by a great number of boats, to protect which a small Hellenic warship has sometimes been despatched.
- The term is also used of structures resembling these articles, especially of the framework of booms, spars and netting forming a protection for a warship against torpedo attack.
- The British warship "Calliope" (Captain Pearson) was in the harbour, but succeeded in getting up steam and, standing out to sea, escaped destruction.
- Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.