Definition of Blockade-runner

1. Noun. A ship that runs through or around a naval blockade.

Generic synonyms: Ship



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blockade-runner

block of flats
block of metal
block off
block out
block parties
block party
block plane
block polymer
block polymers
block up
block vote
blockable
blockade
blockade-runner (current term)
blockade runner
blockade runners
blockade whiskey
blockade whiskeys
blockaded
blockader
blockaders
blockades
blockading
blockage
blockages
blockboard
blockboards
blockbust

Literary usage of Blockade-runner

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1. A Manual of Public International Law by Thomas Alfred Walker (1895)
"... non-contraband merchandise on board a neutral vessel, blockade- runner which is sailing on a bond fide voyage from one neutral port must be to another, ..."

2. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... Bermuda — Take passage in the blockade-runner Lillian — Chased by USS Shenandoah and have narrow escape running through blockading fleet off Wilmington. ..."

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