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Definition of: frigate

(frigit) noun
1. A sailing war vessel, in use from 1650 to 1840, smaller than a ship of the line but larger than a corvette.
2. A modern anti submarine warship, somewhat larger than the 600–ton corvette; used to escort merchant convoys.
3. Originally, a light and swift vessel of the Mediterranean, propelled by both oars and sails. [<F frégate <ltal. fregata]

Most often used phrases:

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"frigate" has the frequency of use of 0.0006% on en.wikipedia.org.

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