Definition of Corvettes

1. Noun. (plural of corvette) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corvettes

1. corvette [n] - See also: corvette

Lexicographical Neighbors of Corvettes

coruscating
coruscatingly
coruscation
coruscations
corvee
corvees
corven
corves
corvesor
corvesors
corvet
corveted
corvets
corvette
corvetted
corvettes
corvetto
corvettos
corvid
corvids
corvina
corvinas
corvine
corvine bird
corvorant
corvorants
corvuses
corvusite
cory
corybant

Literary usage of Corvettes

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

1. The Naval War of 1812 by Theodore Roosevelt (1882)
"... estimating it in Britain and America—Ratings—American ships properly rated—Armaments ol the frigates and corvettes— Three styles of guns used—Difference ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... savings-bank funds, etc. corvettes, nine screw gunboats, eight side-wheel gunboats, and two transports. Decrees of the Provisional Government. ..."

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