Langrage
Langrage Lan"grage, Langrel Lan"grel, n. A kind of shot formerly used at sea for tearing sails and rigging. It consisted of bolts, nails, and other pieces of iron fastened together or inclosed in a canister. [1913 Webster]

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  • langrage — or langridge [laŋ′grəllaŋ′grij] n. [< ?] a type of irregularly shaped shot formerly used in naval battles to damage rigging and sails: also langrel [laŋ′grəl] …   English World dictionary

  • langrage — /lang grij/, n. a kind of shot consisting of bolts, nails, etc., fastened together or enclosed in a case, formerly used for damaging sails and rigging in sea battles. Also, langridge. [1760 70; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • langrage — noun Scraps of metal used to fire at an enemy in naval warfare …   Wiktionary

  • langrage — lan·grage …   English syllables

  • langrage — /ˈlæŋgrɪdʒ/ (say langgrij) noun a kind of shot consisting of bolts, nails, etc., fastened together or enclosed in a case, formerly used for damaging sails and rigging in battles at sea. Also, langridge. {origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Langrel — Langrage Lan grage, Langrel Lan grel, n. A kind of shot formerly used at sea for tearing sails and rigging. It consisted of bolts, nails, and other pieces of iron fastened together or inclosed in a canister. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Langridge — Lan gridge, n. See {Langrage}. Note: [Sometimes compounded with shot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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