Dreadnaught
Dreadnaught Dread"naught`, n. 1. A fearless person. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: A garment made of very thick cloth, that can defend against storm and cold; also, the cloth itself; fearnaught. [1913 Webster]

3. A {dreadnought}, in either sense. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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