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CIDE DICTIONARY
coruscate | coruscation | corve | corvee | corven | corvet | corvette | corvetto | corvidae | corvine | corvine bird

corvet

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cor=vet

CIDE DICTIONARY

corvetn. [F. corvette, fr. Pg. corveta or Sp. corbeta, fr. L. corbita a slow-sailing ship of burden, fr, corbis basket. Cf. Corbeil.].
     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.  [1913 Webster]

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