mortar-ketch

mortar ketch

noun Nautical.
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bomb ketch

noun
Nautical. a ketch-rigged vessel of the 17th and 18th centuries, carrying heavy mortars for firing bombs.
Also called bombard, mortar ketch.


Origin:
1685–95

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