battleship /ˈbat(ə)lʃɪp/

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a heavy warship of a type built chiefly in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with extensive armour protection and large-calibre guns.
– origin late 18th cent.: shortening of line-of-battle ship, originally with reference to the largest wooden warships.

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