When I drive my corvette I see the looks it gets from all the people that have children.
He even got his corvette back, albeit several months after the raid and, he says, with the tires worn down.
Soon came whispers about a Russian corvette being spotted at Balaclava Bay.
Chaddwick McKeen found out the hard way, when his pot shop was raided, his corvette seized and his business closed down for good.
I was driving a corvette in those California days, a gift from my wife, with a booming sound system.
The brig was the first to haul her wind, the corvette next; and Jack then, parting from her, stood for his station in the north.
When my brother was here in the corvette, he found her for me.
When a packet is no longer retained in service, a corvette or brig, commanded by a lieutenant of the navy, is substituted.
If you like you can return to Lisbon in the corvette; you will be there before us.'
The Frenchman was afterwards fallen in with, and captured by a corvette of her own size.
1630s, also corvet, from French corvette "small, fast frigate" (15c.), perhaps from Middle Dutch korver "pursuit ship," or Middle Low German korf meaning both a kind of boat and a basket, or from Latin corbita (navis) "slow-sailing ship of burden, grain ship" from corbis "basket" (Gamillscheg is against this). The U.S. sports car was so named September 1952, after the warship, on a suggestion by Myron Scott, employee of Campbell-Ewald, Chevrolet's advertising agency. Italian corvetta, Spanish corbeta are French loan-words.