Definition of Gabbard

1. a barge [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gabbard

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gab
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gaba modulators
gabapentin
gabarage
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gabardines
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gabazine
gabba
gabbai
gabbais
gabbard (current term)
gabbards
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gabber
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Literary usage of Gabbard

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes, Ernest Alfred Benians (1907)
"Actions off Portland and the gabbard. contributed not a little to the defeat off Dungeness. It was now ordered that the captains of hired ships should be ..."

2. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"southern end of the gabbard shoal.1 On the morning of the znd they descried Tromp — who had visited the Downs and found them empty — beating up towards them ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1897)
"'653 The battle off the gabbard. enemy's fleet was Tromp himself, whilst De Ruyter was at the head of, and De With astern of the line as it beat up against ..."

4. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"... barge, gabbard, tender || lighter, skute, ballast lighter (w.) flaw on cloth. gabardina (tail.) gabardine, gabarito (mar.) cramp gauge, standard gauge. ..."

5. A Collection of the Public General Statutes Passed in the ... Year of the by Great Britain (1833)
"... or Boats, and to pre- ' vent Fires from being kept on board any Ship, gabbard, or Boat, ' between the Bridge commonly called Bloody Bridge and tlie ..."

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