abordage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French abordage

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abordage (plural abordages)

  1. (archaic) The act of boarding a ship as part of an attack. [since the mid 16th century][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2003 [1933], Brown, Lesley editor, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, edition 5th, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7, page 6:

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aborder +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

abordage m (plural abordages)

  1. The assault on a ship.

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