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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pressgang(0.00937 detik)
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English → English (gcide)
Press \Press\, n. [For prest, confused with press.]
A commission to force men into public service, particularly
into the navy.
I have misused the king's press. --Shak.
Press gang, or Pressgang, a detachment of seamen under
the command of an officer empowered to force men into the
naval service. See Impress gang, under Impress.
Press money, money paid to a man enlisted into public
service. See Prest money, under Prest, a.
Pressgang \Press"gang`\, n.
See Press gang, under Press.