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E-boat

noun
1.
(in World War II) a fast German boat carrying guns and torpedoes
Word Origin
C20: from enemy boat
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  • The attentions paid to "E 56" on the 26th call to mind the story of the e-boat which did a "crash" dive to avoid similar machines.

    The Story of Our Submarines John Graham Bower

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