abordage

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French abordage

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abordage (plural abordages)

  1. (archaic) The act of boarding a ship as part of an attack. [since the mid 16th century][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2003 [1933], Brown, Lesley editor, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, edition 5th, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7, page 6:

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

aborder +‎ -age

NounEdit

abordage m (plural abordages)

  1. The assault on a ship.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 05:32