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  • n. Plural form of fireship.

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Examples

  • By midsummer, everyone was on the lookout for strangers who might turn out to be French agents, and Lord Lisle, as lord admiral, attempted a daring plan that involved sending fireships against the French in their own port at the mouth of the Seine.

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  • After four thousand years amongst humanity, the Kiriath finally abandoned this world, fleeing in their vast fireships back through the subterrenean portals leading to other worlds.

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  • Our seamen thought it was good sport to tow the fireships clear of the fleet, and ground them on the shore, where they burned out.

    The Virginians

  • At midnight the French sent a flaming squadron of fireships down upon the British ships which were discharging their stores at

    The Virginians

  • While the fireships effectively are controlled by the Magi'i, once their towers fail, the Magi'i, too, will become more dependent upon the merchanters.

    Scion of Cyador

  • Second, the outlanders have noticed that there are fewer fireships.

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  • "It's not just the loss of the fireships, but the failure of the chaos-towers," Lorn says.

    Scion of Cyador

  • "He says he is preparing for when the fireships are no more," Syreal says flatly.

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  • With the number of fireships dwindling rapidly, stationing one in the north all the time is highly unlikely.

    Scion of Cyador

  • "I've been dispatched to Dellash with Commander Dhynt and Commander Muyro to study the disabled fireships, and we're to make a firsthand report."

    Scion of Cyador

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