man-of-war

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man-of-war (plural men-of-war)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see man,‎ of,‎ war. (A military man.)
  2. An armed naval vessel, primarily one armed with cannon and propelled by sails.
  3. A jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae, a Portuguese man-of-war or Pacific man-of-war.
  4. A man of war bird, a magnificent frigatebird.

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