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Definition of Navy

Navy n. means: A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company.

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Navy n. means: A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company.

Meaning of Navy

Navy (n.) means: A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company.

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Navy (n.): The whole of the war vessels belonging to a nation or ruler, considered collectively; as, the navy of Italy.

Navy (n.): The officers and men attached to the war vessels of a nation; as, he belongs to the navy.

Post-captain (n.): A captain of a war vessel whose name appeared, or was "posted," in the seniority list of the British navy, as distinguished from a commander whose name was not so posted. The term was also used in the United States navy; but no such commission as post-captain was ever recognized in either service, and the term has fallen into disuse.

Navies (pl. ): of Navy

Press (n.): A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy.

Navy (n.): A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company.

Lieutenant (n.): A commissioned officer in the British navy, in rank next below a commander.

Gunner (n.): A warrant officer in the navy having charge of the ordnance on a vessel.

Cutlass (n.): A short, heavy, curving sword, used in the navy. See Curtal ax.

Colt (n.): A short knotted rope formerly used as an instrument of punishment in the navy.

Power (n.): A military or naval force; an army or navy; a great host.

Appropriate (v. t.): To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; -- with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy.

Captain (n.): An officer in the United States navy, next above a commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a colonel in the army.

Personnel (n.): The body of persons employed in some public service, as the army, navy, etc.; -- distinguished from materiel.

Marine (a.): A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.

Corvette (n.): A war vessel, ranking next below a frigate, and having usually only one tier of guns; -- called in the United States navy a sloop of war.

Ration (n.): A fixed daily allowance of provisions assigned to a soldier in the army, or a sailor in the navy, for his subsistence.

Purser (n.): A commissioned officer in the navy who had charge of the provisions, clothing, and public moneys on shipboard; -- now called paymaster.

Retreat (n.): A signal given in the army or navy, by the beat of a drum or the sounding of trumpet or bugle, at sunset (when the roll is called), or for retiring from action.

Chaplain (n.): A clergyman who is officially attached to the army or navy, to some public institution, or to a family or court, for the purpose of performing divine service.

Gunroom (n.): An apartment on the after end of the lower gun deck of a ship of war, usually occupied as a messroom by the commissioned officers, except the captain; -- called wardroom in the United States navy.

Lieutenant (n.): A commissioned officer in the United States navy, in rank next below a lieutenant commander.

Commandant (n.): A commander; the commanding officer of a place, or of a body of men; as, the commandant of a navy-yard.

Ensign (n.): A commissioned officer of the lowest grade in the navy, corresponding to the grade of second lieutenant in the army.

Strength (n.): Force as measured; amount, numbers, or power of any body, as of an army, a navy, and the like; as, what is the strength of the enemy by land, or by sea?

Maritime (a.): Bordering on, or situated near, the ocean; connected with the sea by site, interest, or power; having shipping and commerce or a navy; as, maritime states.

Midshipman (n.): In the United States navy, the lowest grade of officers in line of promotion, being graduates of the Naval Academy awaiting promotion to the rank of ensign.

Rank (n. & v.): Grade of official standing, as in the army, navy, or nobility; as, the rank of general; the rank of admiral.

Martial (a.): Belonging to war, or to an army and navy; -- opposed to civil; as, martial law; a court-martial.

Skilligalee (n.): A kind of thin, weak broth or oatmeal porridge, served out to prisoners and paupers in England; also, a drink made of oatmeal, sugar, and water, sometimes used in the English navy or army.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Navy

Meaning of Cup of Joe

Cup of Joe means: From American Navy lore. Josephus Daniels (1862- 1948) was appointed Secretary of the Navy by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913. During his time as Secretary of the Navy, "Joe" Daniels abolished the officers' wine, after which the strongest drink aboard Navy ships was coffee. A cup of coffee became known as "a cup of Joe".

Meaning of Blue Water Navy

Blue Water Navy means: A navy with warships that are designed to sail the oceans of the world, not just coastal waters. Opposite of "Brown Water Navy"

Meaning of Heart of Oak

Heart of Oak means: The official march of the Royal Canadian Navy. It is also the official march of several Commonwealth navies including the Royal Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy. It was once the official march of the Royal Australian Navy, but has now been replaced by a new march. Originally written as an opera, it was composed by Dr. William Boyce. The words were written by the 18th-century English actor David Garrick. It was first performed on New Year's Eve, 1760.

Meaning of Brown Water Navy

Brown Water Navy means: A navy consisting of shallow water or shallow draft vessels. A navy whose ships are not suited to deep water and open-water combat.

Meaning of oggin

oggin means: Noun. 1. Sea. [Navy use] 2. Water. [Navy use]

Meaning of Pusser's Rum

Pusser's Rum means: A brand name of "Navy" rum produced by Pussers Rum Ltd. "Pusser Neats" refers to Royal Navy rum, when rum was issued as a daily tot.

Meaning of Marine

Marine means: Originally an Army soldier trained to serve on board ship and, in certain circumstances, on shore, esp. in the dockyards. During the Golden age of Piracy the Marines were not a separate branch or service under the Navy but were actually Army units. Later specific army units were raised solely for service on or with navy ships. The first unit of English Naval Infantry, originally called the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot and soon becoming known as the Admiral's Regiment, was formed on October 28, 1664, It wasn't until April 5, 1755 His Majesty's Marine Forces, were formed by Order of Council under Admiralty (Navy) control. Initially all field officers were Royal Navy officers.

Meaning of ROYAL NAVY

ROYAL NAVY means: Royal navy is London Cockney rhyming slang for gravy.

Meaning of Navy Brat

Navy Brat means: A child or adolescent who has grown up in a Navy household. See "Base Brat".

Meaning of ARMY AND NAVY

ARMY AND NAVY means: Army and navy is London cockney rhyming slang for gravy.

Meaning of Flotilla

Flotilla means: (1) A U.S. Navy organizational unit of two or more squadrons of small warships. (2)A similar unit in the navy of another country. Informal. (3)A group of vessels owned or operated as a unit:.

Meaning of Loyal Toast

Loyal Toast means: The Toast to the Sovereign. Traditionally, in the Navy it is given with attendees seated, a custom practised since King William IV, who had served as a naval officer and experienced the discomfort of standing suddenly on board a vessel at sea, authorized all in the navy to toast him while sitting down. This practice is also carried out on board the ships of the Royal Canadian Navy, so long as neither The Queen nor any other member of the Canadian Royal Family is present, in which case the toast is given while sitting only if the royal guest so requests it.

Meaning of Andrew

Andrew means: (RN) Traditional lower-deck slang term for the Royal Navy. Refers to press gang leader Andrew Miller who, it was said, owned the Royal Navy.

Meaning of Dixie-cup

Dixie-cup means: The U.S. Navy seamans hat dubbed the “Dixie-cup” because it resembled the paper cup of the same name "'dixie cup"'-style hat has appeared and reappeared in the Navy as part of the uniform since it was first written into the uniform regulations of 1886

Meaning of Red Duster

Red Duster means: The Red Ensign or "Red Duster" is a flag that originated in the early 17th century as an English ensign flown by the Royal Navy "Red Fleet". Later it was adopted by the Merchant Navy. It is all red, with the union jack in the upper corner.

Meaning of

means: Stephen’s professionalism, discipline and relentless pursuit of success are values he first learnt when serving in the United States Navy. The Navy taught him to never give up and to always do everything to the best of his abilities. His service in the Navy included the operation Desert Storm for which he was awarded a Combat Action Ribbon. He was later honorably discharged. After his service in the military, Stephen enrolled at the University of California where he pursued and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. He later enrolled at the California Western School of Law where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree. He was admitted to the bar in 2005 and begun practicing in 2006. He has now remarried and enjoys spending free time with his wife and two children.

Meaning of Marine

Marine means: Originally an Army soldier trained to serve on board ship and in the dockyards. During the Golden age of Piracy the Marines were not a separate branch or service under the Navy but were actually Army units. Later specific army units were raised solely for service on or with navy ships

Meaning of Commodore

Commodore means: This rank was established in the Royal Navy in 1622, by King William II, and derives from the Dutch "Commandeur". Traditionally, the commodore was in command of a squadron detached from the main body of the fleet. Unlike the Royal Navy, commodore is a permanent rank in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Meaning of Sub-lieutenant

Sub-lieutenant means: Sub-Lieutenant is equivalent to Lieutenant in the Army and Air Force, and in the Royal Navy is between Midshipman and Lieutenant. The rank insignia is a standard bar surmounted by an additional narrow bar. This rank was introduced in Royal Navy in 1861.

Meaning of Admiral

Admiral means: The rank of admiral indicates the commander-in-chief of the navy, a senior officer in command of a fleet or squadron, or of a command ashore. In ascending order of seniority, Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral, Admiral and Admiral of the Fleet (Royal Navy).

Meaning of Navy

Navy means: The whole of the war vessels belonging to a nation or ruler, considered collectively; as, the navy of Italy.

Meaning of Navy

Navy means: The officers and men attached to the war vessels of a nation; as, he belongs to the navy.

Meaning of Post-captain

Post-captain means: A captain of a war vessel whose name appeared, or was "posted," in the seniority list of the British navy, as distinguished from a commander whose name was not so posted. The term was also used in the United States navy; but no such commission as post-captain was ever recognized in either service, and the term has fallen into disuse.

Meaning of Navies

Navies means: of Navy

Meaning of Press

Press means: A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy.

Meaning of Navy

Navy means: A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company.

Meaning of Lieutenant

Lieutenant means: A commissioned officer in the British navy, in rank next below a commander.

Meaning of Gunner

Gunner means: A warrant officer in the navy having charge of the ordnance on a vessel.

Meaning of Cutlass

Cutlass means: A short, heavy, curving sword, used in the navy. See Curtal ax.

Meaning of Colt

Colt means: A short knotted rope formerly used as an instrument of punishment in the navy.

Meaning of Power

Power means: A military or naval force; an army or navy; a great host.

Meaning of Appropriate

Appropriate means: To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; -- with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy.

Meaning of Captain

Captain means: An officer in the United States navy, next above a commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a colonel in the army.

Meaning of Personnel

Personnel means: The body of persons employed in some public service, as the army, navy, etc.; -- distinguished from materiel.

Meaning of Marine

Marine means: A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Affluence

Affluence means: A flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx.

Meaning of Authority

Authority means: Testimony; witness.

Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde means: Declining from a better to a worse state; as, a retrograde people; retrograde ideas, morals, etc.

Meaning of Seventeen

Seventeen means: A symbol denoting seventeen units, as 17, or xvii.

Meaning of Tributary

Tributary means: Hence, subject; subordinate; inferior.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of KETTLE AND HOB

KETTLE AND HOB means: Kettle and hob is London Cockney rhyming slang for Bob. Kettle and hob is London Cockney rhyming slang for fob.

Meaning of daps

daps means: Noun. Plimsolls, trainers (footwear). [Welsh use]

Meaning of cheap thing

cheap thing means: Unrestrained homosexual, uncontrollable desire by a man for sexual intercourse one that needs to have sex all the time.

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