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bomb ketch

noun
1.
Nautical. a ketch-rigged vessel of the 17th and 18th centuries, carrying heavy mortars for firing bombs.
Also called bombard, mortar ketch.
Origin of bomb ketch
1685-1695
1685-95
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  • The bomb-ketch was originally introduced by a famous French naval architect named Bernard Renan, about 1679.

    Ancient and Modern Ships. George C. V. Holmes

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