Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Fleet: 1.A number of ships sailing together. 2.The number of merchant ships owned by a shipping company. 3.The whole of a national navy in a region or territory. In 18th century naval terms anything more than five ships-of-the-line would have been considered a fleet.
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