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dan buoy

[dan] /dæn/
noun
1.
a temporary buoy having a staff for carrying a flag or light.
Origin of dan buoy
1680-1690
1680-90; origin uncertain
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  • At the same moment a dan-buoy splashed overboard to mark the position of the floating mine.

    Submarine Warfare of To-day Charles W. Domville-Fife

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