American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that destroys: a destroyer of family unity; a destroyer of our environment.
- n. A small, fast, highly maneuverable warship armed with guns, torpedoes, depth charges, and guided missiles.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which destroys; one who or that which kills, ruins, or makes desolate.
- n. Specifically, a torpedo-boat destroyer. See torpedo-boat.
- n. That which destroys something.
- n. military A small, fast warship with light armament, smaller than a cruiser, but bigger than a frigate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who destroys, ruins, kills, or desolates.
- n. (Nav.) a small fast warship used primarily as an escort to larger vessels and typically armed with a combination of 5-inch guns, torpedos, depth charges, and missiles; formerly identical to the Torpedo-boat destroyer.
- n. a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
- n. a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
“As you can see the destroyer is the workhorse of this fleet.”
“The saga of the type 45 destroyer is a case in point, 12 ordered, reduced to 8, now 6.”
“The survivors soon learn that the destroyer is not as deserted as it first appeared and that the victims of the deadly plague on their own ship start coming back to life and craving flesh.”
“One of the big selling points of the Navy's new destroyer is that it can rain a whole lot of hell -- 20 rocket-propelled artillery shells, in less than a minute -- on targets up to 63 nautical miles away ...”
“A destroyer is a civilization unto itself in the midst of the ocean.”
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“Christ the prince of this world, the great destroyer, is cast out, is dispossessed, has his power broken and his attempts quite baffled.”
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If I had a boat
I'd go out on the ocean
And if I had a pony
I'd ride him on my boat
And we could all together
Go out on the ocean
Me upon my pony on my boat.
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