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  • n. Plural form of dreadnaught.


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  • Does anyone seriously think the dastardly Danes would ever try to take Hans Island again knowing that our dreadnaughts are aboot in the North West Passage?

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  • Hell, they even call dreadnaughts "ships of the wall" (instead of "ships of the line") and fire broadsides and so on.

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  • Hell, they even call dreadnaughts "ships of the wall" (instead of "ships of the line") and fire broadsides and so on. wcfields: Manipulation of the space-time continuum so that the enemy ceases to exist in this universe. autopilot has it right when he notes:

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  • In the shipyards of all civilized countries they are laying today the keels of dreadnaughts and of superdreadnaughts.

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  • Across the solar system, Winfinity warships and Four Hands dreadnaughts fell silent.

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  • The Grand Fleets of the Human Armada clashed with the hulking dreadnaughts of the Orthulla, never defeated in four thousand years, and emerged victorious.

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  • Among the superlatives: This is the longest car (192.2 inches), with the longest wheelbase (115.8), in its class of open-top dreadnaughts, with the most rear leg room (30.1), more even than the Bentley Continental GTC.

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  • “Have been since 1906 and the dreadnaughts, Captain.”


  • Had it been a solid hull-metal thing it would have dwarfed a fair number of battle-dreadnaughts-and cost a small fortune in fuel to fly.

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  • Actually, I'm planning to muster my usual task force of space dreadnaughts and a brigade of commandos for the Barky bust.

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