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monitor

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198609810
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727047
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former term for a shallow-draught warship mounting one or two heavy guns for bombardment, named for a vessel developed by

Reference Entry.  114 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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