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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n. & a.) To sail; to float.

2. (n. & a.) To fly swiftly; to pass over quickly; to hasten; to flit as a light substance.

3. (n. & a.) To slip on the whelps or the barrel of a capstan or windlass; -- said of a cable or hawser.

4. (v. t.) To pass over rapidly; to skin the surface of; as, a ship that fleets the gulf.

5. (v. t.) To hasten over; to cause to pass away lightly, or in mirth and joy.

6. (v. t.) To draw apart the blocks of; -- said of a tackle.

7. (v. t.) To cause to slip down the barrel of a capstan or windlass, as a rope or chain.

8. (v. i.) Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in going from place to place; nimble.

9. (v. i.) Light; superficially thin; not penetrating deep, as soil.

10. (n.) A number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; also, the collective naval force of a country, etc.

11. (n.) A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; -- obsolete, except as a place name, -- as Fleet Street in London.

12. (n.) A former prison in London, which originally stood near a stream, the Fleet (now filled up).

13. (v. i.) To take the cream from; to skim.

Greek
5036. tachus -- quick, swift
... swift. Of uncertain affinity; fleet, ie (figuratively) prompt or ready -- swift.
(tachus) -- 1 Occurrence. 5035, 5036. tachus. 5037 . Strong's Numbers.
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Strong's Hebrew
590. oni -- ships, a fleet
... 589, 590. oni. 591 . ships, a fleet. Transliteration: oni Phonetic Spelling:
(on-ee') Short Definition: ships. Word Origin from ...
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7031. qal -- light, swift, fleet
... 7030, 7031. qal. 7032 . light, swift, fleet. Transliteration: qal Phonetic
Spelling: (kal) Short Definition: swift. Word Origin ...
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554. amots -- strong
... bay. Probably from 'amats; of a strong color, ie Red (others fleet) -- bay. see
HEBREW 'amats. 553, 554. amots. 555 . Strong's Numbers.
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2223. zarzir -- girded
... greyhound. By reduplication from zuwr; properly, tightly girt, ie Probably a racer,
or some fleet animal (as being slender in the waist) -- + greyhound. ...
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Library

A Coaling Station for Satan's Fleet.
... Why the Results Fail A Coaling Station for Satan's Fleet. There ... footing. It gives
a coaling station for his fleet on the shore of your life. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on prayer/a coaling station for satans.htm

The Return of Xerxes to Persia.
... Artemesia's advice."His anxiety increases."Xerxes commences his retreat."He sends
his family to Ephesus."Excitement in the Greek fleet."The Persians ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter xii the return of.htm

The Death of Darius.
... The Persian fleet sails southward."Fate of Hippias."Omens."The dream and the
sneeze."Hippias falls in battle."Movements of the Persian fleet."The ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter xii the death of.htm

The Advance of Xerxes into Greece.
... BC480 Advance of the army."Sailing of the fleet."Sciathus."Euboea."Straits of
Artemisium and Euripus."Attica."Saronic Gulf."Island of Salamis ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter viii the advance of.htm

The Burning of Athens.
... The officers return to their vessels."The Greek fleet retire to Salamis."The
Thessalians."Their hostility to the Phocaeans."Defeat of the Thessalians ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter x the burning of.htm

The "Little Knife" Insurrection
... Shortly after commencing services, news came that a fleet of war junks under the
command of the Admiral was anchoring a short distance from the city. ...
/.../fagg/forty years in south china/vi the little knife insurrection.htm

Preparations for the Invasion of Greece.
... navigation."Plan of Xerxes for the march of his expedition."Former shipwreck of
Mardonius."Terrible gale."Destruction of Mardonius's fleet at Mount ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter iv preparations for the.htm

The Story of Histiaeus.
... Darius consulted."His approval."Preparations."Sailing of the expedition."Plan
of the commander."Difficulty in the fleet."Cruel discipline ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter x the story of.htm

The Invasion of Scythia.
... depravity."Advice of Artabanus."Emissaries sent forward."The petition of
Oebazus."Darius's wanton cruelty."Place of rendezvous."The fleet of galleys ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter viii the invasion of.htm

The Preparations of the Greeks for Defense.
... at Athens."The Greeks consult the Delphic oracle."The responses."Various
interpretations of the oracle."The Athenian fleet."Themistocles."Proposed ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter vii the preparations of.htm

Thesaurus
Fleet (7 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; -- obsolete, except
as a place name, -- as Fleet Street in London. 12. ...Fleet (7 Occurrences). ...
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Tarshish-fleet (1 Occurrence)
Tarshish-fleet. Tarshishah, Tarshish-fleet. Tarshish-ship .
Multi-Version Concordance Tarshish-fleet (1 Occurrence). ...
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Fleet-footed (2 Occurrences)
Fleet-footed. Fleet, Fleet-footed. Fleeth . Multi-Version Concordance
Fleet-footed (2 Occurrences). 2 Samuel 2:18 The ...
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Roman (26 Occurrences)
... be divided into the following five groups: (1) the imperial guard and garrison of
the capital, (2) the legions, (3) the auxilia, (4) the numeri, (5) the fleet. ...
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Antiochus
... then led an army against Egypt. Theodotus surrendered to him Tyre, Ptolemais
and his naval fleet. Rhodes and Cyzicus, as well as ...
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Jehoshaphat (79 Occurrences)
... But the fleet that was then equipped at Ezion-gaber was speedily wrecked.
A new fleet was fitted out without the co-operation of ...
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Acco (2 Occurrences)
... In 1799 it was attacked by Napoleon but was bravely and successfully defended by
the Turks with the help of the English fleet, and Napoleon had to abandon the ...
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Boats (11 Occurrences)
... The Oracle of Balaam (Numbers 24:24) looks forward to a day when a fleet from
Kittim should take the sea for the destruction of Assyria. ...
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Ships (46 Occurrences)
... The Oracle of Balaam (Numbers 24:24) looks forward to a day when a fleet from
Kittim should take the sea for the destruction of Assyria. ...
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Tyre (59 Occurrences)
... He had no fleet and was obliged to build a mole (causeway) from the mainland to
the island, but before he could finish it the Tyrians destroyed it and beat ...
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Concordance
Fleet (7 Occurrences)

1 Kings 9:26
And king Solomon made a fleet of ships in Ezion-Geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom.
(DBY NAS RSV)

1 Kings 9:27
And Hiram sent in the fleet his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon;
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 10:11
(And the fleet also of Hiram, which carried gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir sandal-wood in very great abundance, and precious stones.
(DBY RSV)

1 Kings 10:22
For the king had on the sea a Tarshish-fleet, with the fleet of Hiram: once in three years came the Tarshish-fleet, bringing gold and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
(DBY RSV NIV)

1 Kings 22:48
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they didn't go; for the ships were broken at Ezion Geber.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 20:36
and he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish; and they made the ships in Ezion Geber.
(See NIV)

Daniel 11:40
At the time of the end shall the king of the south contend with him; and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow and pass through.
(See NIV)

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Fleet

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Tyre (59 Occurrences)

Army (401 Occurrences)

Fleeth (54 Occurrences)

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Lead (192 Occurrences)

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Fleest (1 Occurrence)

Forward (252 Occurrences)

Tarshishah (1 Occurrence)

Tarshish-ship (1 Occurrence)

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Station (78 Occurrences)

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