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battleship

A very large foot or shoe. Typically used in the plural. I bet that store doesn't have shoes big enough for your battleships!

battleships

verb
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After the American Civil War, the US Navy had been allowed to decay into complete insignificance, yet the commissioning of the modern Brazilian battleship Riachuelo and poor performance against the contemporary Spanish fleet, forced the US out of its isolationist posture towards battleships.
In two seven-mile-long lines between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight were 170 British naval ships, including 50 battleships.
Stern's assessment culminates with an analysis of the effectiveness of these battleships' offensive and defensive capabilities in combat.
The Yemeni naval forces reiterated that there is no concern for civilian ships as long as they are committed to international maritime law, calling on them to move twenty nautical miles away from the hostile battleships of Saudi-led coalition as a guarantee for their safety.
This week, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) offered an amendment to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to preserve our nations historic battleships. The amendment was adopted by voice vote and creates a competitive grant program within the Department of Interior to maintain battleships like the USS Texas.
Microsoft cofounder, Paul Allen, announced that he had found the Musashi, one of Japan's biggest and most famous battleships, on the seabed of Sibuyan Sea.
Out of the eight battleships that were targeted by the Japanese, two ships 6 the USS West Virginia and the USS California - were repaired and reused by the Navy.
The Tennessee was docked in what was called "Battleship Row," a line of battleships docked closely together along Ford Island that made them easy targets for the Japanese aircraft.
It centres on the industrial feat, underpinned by the efforts and skills of thousands of Tynesiders, of building a whole new fleet of battleships and battlecruisers in the decade leading to Jutland.
Battleships were used for shore bombardment in Normandy, in the Pacific, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, and fired Tomahawk cruise missiles off Kuwait during Operation DESERT STORM.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Three North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) battleships, anchored in Sarayburnu shore of ystanbul, left from ystanbul and headed to Mediterranean on Monday.
Lines of Japanese cruisers, battleships and destroyers attack this remaining handful of ships.
Allen, and his research team will broadcast a live-stream tour of the wreckage of the Japanese battleship Musashi, one of the most renowned and technologically advanced battleships in history.
The famous Iowa-c\ass battleships of World War II had bigger guns, but from the looks of the massive barrels of the Mighty T, the Germans and Japanese must have found them rather formidable.
Summary: The USS Iowa, the last of a class of historic battleships widely regarded as the best ever built has made her final voyage.
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