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dreadnought (plural dreadnoughts)
- a battleship, especially of the World War I era, in which most of the firepower is concentrated in large guns that are of the same caliber.
- (informal) a type of warship heavier in armour or armament than a typical battleship
- One that is the largest or the most powerful of its kind.
- A garment made of thick woollen cloth that can defend against storm and cold.
- The cloth itself; fearnaught.
- aircraft carrier
- Wikipedia article on battleships
dreadnought m (plural dreadnoughts)
- dreadnought (battleship in which most of the firepower is concentrated in large guns that are of the same caliber)