Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of teredo.

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Examples

  • The frigate had been the pride. of the Spanish navy, yet some of her protective copper must have been lost at sea, and the teredoes and gribble worms had attacked her bottom starboard timbers.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • The frigate had been the pride of the Spanish Navy, yet some of her protective copper must have been lost at sea, and the teredoes and gribble worms had attacked her bottom starboard timbers.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • The core in shallow water is protected from the bites of teredoes by a brass tape, and the envelope or armour consists of hemp and iron wire preserved from corrosion by a covering of tape and a compound of mineral pitch and sand.

    The Story of Electricity

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