The French man-of-war Zelle transported them to p218 Raiatea, and the two officials landed under the white flag of truce.
Once, I remember, we came upon a man-of-war anchored off the coast.
He knew all the tricks of sailors, and especially of man-of-war's men.
Carlos came to the side, and looked after the man-of-war in the distance.
It was a man-of-war in full sail, looming up like a mountain.
I suppose they had no man-of-war handy for the service in Cuba.
Harry then got into his boat and pulled on board the man-of-war, where the first lieutenant very kindly allowed him to see me.
But man-of-war's men are scarcer, my friends, than hen's teeth!
At the same time it revealed to those on board the dhow that they were being chased by the boat of a man-of-war.
Why, the man has never been out of Ireland except on a British man-of-war.