Armed en flute
Flute Flute (fl[=u]t), n. [Cf. F. fl[^u]te a transport, D. fluit.] A kind of flyboat; a storeship. [1913 Webster]

{Armed en fl[^u]te}(Nav.), partially armed. [1913 Webster]


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  • Armed en flute — Armed Armed, a. 1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. And armed host. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • En flûte — Arming a ship en flûte means removing some or all of the artillery, the holes causing it to look like a flute. Since ships have a limited amount of cargo space, they may be armed en flûte to make room for other cargo, such as troops. The downside …   Wikipedia

  • Armed — Armed, a. 1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. And armed host. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armed at all points — Armed Armed, a. 1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. And armed host. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armed cap-a-pie — Armed Armed, a. 1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. And armed host. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armed magnet — Armed Armed, a. 1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. And armed host. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armed neutrality — Armed Armed, a. 1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. And armed host. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flute — (fl[=u]t), n. [Cf. F. fl[^u]te a transport, D. fluit.] A kind of flyboat; a storeship. [1913 Webster] {Armed en fl[^u]te}(Nav.), partially armed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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