Definition of Flyboats

1. Noun. (plural of flyboat) ¹



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Definition of Flyboats

1. flyboat [n] - See also: flyboat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flyboats

flyback
flybacks
flyball
flyballs
flybane
flybanes
flybelt
flybelts
flyblew
flyblow
flyblowing
flyblown
flyblows
flyboarding
flyboat
flyboats (current term)
flybook
flybooks
flyboy
flyboys
flybridge
flybridges
flyby
flybys
flycatcher
flycatchers
flycatching
flycatching warbler
flye
flyer

Literary usage of Flyboats

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

1. The Manuscripts of the Marquess Townshend by John Villiers Stuart Townshend Townshend, William Oxenham Hewlett, Henry Barr Tomkins (1887)
"TH'S flyboats and a man of war with them which had on board 1800. They — met with the Fanfan, who drew them into 4 fathom water upon the EARL oj " Near ..."

2. State Papers Relating to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada, Anno 1588 by John Knox Laughton (1894)
"He also thinketh that there are by the least 30 sail of those flyboats, men of war, which he hath at sundry times seen ; and that the said ..."

3. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"to battering of them very briskly, expecting after a while the flyboats to come up, that he might board and take them. And now began the engagement to be ..."

4. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"And at her Majesty's request the States of the United Provinces furnished 18 ships of war and 6 flyboats laden with munition and victuals, under the command ..."

5. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1876)
"With three ships he rode about Dungeness : further westward he placed two flyboats; and other vessels on the look-out rode before Dunkirk and Sluys. ..."

6. Calendar of Letters and State Papers Relating to English Affairs: Preserved by Great Britain Public Record Office, Archivo General de Simancas (1899)
"The report also states that the earl of Essex had not yet* arrived and that 26 flyboats full of men were missing, and no idea existed as to whither they can ..."

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