blockader
noun see blockade I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Blockader — Block*ad er, n. 1. One who blockades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A vessel employed in blockading. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blockader — See blockade. * * * …   Universalium

  • blockader — noun a) A person who blockades b) A ship used in blockading …   Wiktionary

  • blockader — block ad·er || dÉ™ n. person or thing which closes off or obstructs passage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blockader — block·ad·er …   English syllables

  • blockader — də(r) noun ( s) 1. : one that blockades; specifically : a ship employed in blockading a port 2. South & Midland : moonshiner …   Useful english dictionary

  • blockade — blockader, n. /blo kayd /, n., v., blockaded, blockading. n. 1. the isolating, closing off, or surrounding of a place, as a port, harbor, or city, by hostile ships or troops to prevent entrance or exit. 2. any obstruction of passage or progress:… …   Universalium

  • USS Home (1862) — was a large steamship purchased by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was placed into service as a hospital ship assigned to support the fleet blockading the ports of the Confederate States of America. However, on occasion, she was …   Wikipedia

  • USS Aries (1863) — was a 820 ton iron screw steamer built at Sunderland, England, during 1861 1862, intended for employment as a blockade runner during the American Civil War. She was captured by Union Navy forces during the Union blockade of the Confederate States …   Wikipedia

  • USS Britannia (1862) — was a steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat and patrol vessel in support of the Union Navy blockade of Confederate waterways. Britannia constructed in England to run the… …   Wikipedia

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