Definition of Dreadnaught

1. Noun. Battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber.

Exact synonyms: Dreadnought
Generic synonyms: Battleship, Battlewagon



Definition of Dreadnaught

1. n. A fearless person.

Definition of Dreadnaught

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dreadnought) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreadnaught

dreadful
dreadfull
dreadfully
dreadfulness
dreadfulnesses
dreadfuls
dreading
dreadingly
dreadless
dreadlessness
dreadlock
dreadlocked
dreadlocking
dreadlocks
dreadly
dreadnaught (current term)
dreadnaughts
dreadnought
dreadnoughts
dreads
dream
dream-work
dream catcher
dream catchers
dream come true
dream factory
dream on
dream pain
dream pop

Literary usage of Dreadnaught

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Memorial History of the City of New-York: From Its First Settlement to by James Grant Wilson (1893)
"THE CLIPPER SHIP dreadnaught. 1 The Sword-Fish made the voyage from Shanghai to San Francisco in thirty-one days, at the average rate of 240 miles a day ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"Of the vessels lately completed in the English dock-yards, and not yet put into service, the most important are the double-turret ships Neptune, dreadnaught ..."

3. War and Waste: A Series of Discussions of War and War Accessories by David Starr Jordan (1913)
"XXII THE FERTILE dreadnaught What shall we say of the advocates for peace who stand at the same time for a great navy and corresponding military ..."

4. What Shall We Say?: Being Comments on Current Matters of War and Waste by David Starr Jordan (1913)
"The Fertile dreadnaught What shall we say of the advocates for peace who stand ... The dreadnaught is futile enough: no returns of good in any land can be ..."

5. With Speaker Cannon Through the Tropics by Joseph Hampton Moore (1907)
"... and Legge welcomed the Speaker and party on board CANNON ON THE "dreadnaught." this the greatest warship afloat. They were so sorry, but the ship was ..."

6. The United States Navy in the World War: Official Pictures Selected from the by James Clayton Russell, William Emmet Moore (1921)
"The giant dreadnaught, USS "New York," in a gale in the North Sea. US N«»J Photo Firing 12 inch guns on USS "Arkansas. ..."

7. Engineers and Engineering by Engineers Club of Philadelphia (1914)
"1142 THE EVOLUTION OF THE BATTLESHIP OF THE dreadnaught TYPE By WA DOBSON . May Z, 19U The ship of the line, built of wood, reached its greatest development ..."

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