dreadnaught definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of dreadnought.
    • A fearless individual.
    • thus: A garment made from extremely dense cloth, that can defend against storm and cool; additionally, the cloth itself; fearnaught.
    • A dreadnought, in either sense.
    • A person who fears absolutely nothing.
    • something which assures against concern.
    • Hence A thick fabric with an extended pile, employed for hot clothes or for security from the elements; a garment made from such fabric. Also known as fearnaught.
    • battleship with big weapons all of the exact same caliber

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