As a member of the Royal Navy, he was in charge of operating the searchlights on a battleship called the Valiant.
Using skewers/tooth picks, attach monkey bread, Cinnabons, and churros to battleship.
As a member of the Royal Navy, he was in charge of operating the searchlights on a battleship called Valiant.
battleship reference, endearing nickname, perfect meme picture.
Sober and muted colors including shades of gray, one described in a local paper as ‘battleship,’ were prevalent.
He called up General Birdwood, who was reported to be on the battleship Queen, then lying off the position.
All this because of the destruction of an American battleship in the harbor of Havana.
It was at 2.25 that she disappeared thus suddenly, the first battleship ever sunk by gun-fire.
I've swilled enough water to float a battleship; and, look here!
But she was a battleship, and much slower than the cruisers.
1794, shortened from line-of-battle ship (1705), one large enough to take part in a main attack (formerly one of 74-plus guns); from battle (n.) + ship (n.). Later in U.S. Navy in reference to a class of ships that carried guns of the largest size. The last was decommissioned in 2006. Battleship-gray as a color is attested from 1916. Fighter and bomber airplanes in World War I newspaper articles were sometimes called battleplanes, but it did not catch on.