langrage

langrage

[lang-grij]
noun
a kind of shot consisting of bolts, nails, etc., fastened together or enclosed in a case, formerly used for damaging sails and rigging in sea battles.
Also, langridge.


Origin:
1760–70; origin uncertain

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langrage, langrel or langridge (ˈlæŋɡrɪdʒ, ˈlæŋɡrəl)
 
n
shot consisting of scrap iron packed into a case, formerly used in naval warfare
 
[C18: of unknown origin]
 
langrel, langrel or langridge
 
n
 
[C18: of unknown origin]
 
langridge, langrel or langridge
 
n
 
[C18: of unknown origin]

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