In 2015, Monster Jam will have a fleet of eight female drivers.
Having raised up a Spartan fleet to destroy Athens, they then opened their coffers to Athens and helped it rebuild.
Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo's fleet steamed for Hawaii in November 1941.
The fleet of new presidential helicopters should be fully operational by 2022, long after Obama has left office.
Brooks described how she had risen through the ranks of fleet Street to become one of the most powerful players in British media.
Timmendiquas would keep them to it, and he might also be holding back the fleet.
The fleet had stopped only long enough to change horses at any place.
Johnson was probably in every tavern and coffee-house in fleet Street.
On the 23rd November, the fleet entered the Strait of Magellan.
So they said I was in contempt, and they took and put me into the fleet.
Old English fleot "ship, raft, floating vessel," from fleotan "to float" (see fleet (v.)). Sense of "naval force" is pre-1200. The Old English word also meant "creek, inlet, flow of water," especially one into the Thames near Ludgate Hill, which lent its name to Fleet Street (home of newspaper and magazine houses, standing for "the English press" since 1882), Fleet prison, etc.
"swift," 1520s, but probably older than the record; apparently from or cognate with Old Norse fliotr "swift," and from the root of fleet (v.)). Related: Fleetness.
Old English fleotan "to float, drift, flow, swim, sail," later (c.1200) "to flow," from Proto-Germanic *fleut- (cf. Old Frisian fliata, Old Saxon fliotan "to flow," Old High German fliozzan "to float, flow," German flieszen "to flow," Old Norse fliota "to float, flow"), from PIE root *pleu- "to flow, run, swim" (see pluvial).
Meaning "to glide away like a stream, vanish imperceptibly" is from c.1200; hence "to fade, to vanish" (1570s). Related: Fleeted; fleeting.