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Definition of the adjective Algerine

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  1. [archaic] Algerian.

Definition of the noun Algerine

What does Algerine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • algerine: algerines
  • Algerine: Algerines

  1. A type of loosely woven cloth in stripes of bright colors, used for scarves, shawls and similar.


Algerine was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1876 Belmont Stakes and was the maternal grandsire of Rhoda B, the dam of the 1907 Epsom Derby winner Orby.

  • born in (143 years ago)

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Google previewCanada Lancet (1901)

The Algerine is an ex-British war vessel, re-hulled and fitted up for this trade. Those specially built for the work are upwards of two hundred feet long by thirty feet wide, and capable of carryiug six hundred tons, all are single screw steamers , ...

Google previewBlack and White Budget (1900)

The Algerine is a smart twin-screw sloop under the charge of Commander Robert H. J. Stewart. The Alge- rine peppered the forts in fine style ; ordinary seaman Wiltshire, able - seaman J . Oliver, and petty officer F. L. Hales being wounded.

Google previewRegister of Debates in Congress (1834)

Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress: [Dec. 6, 1824, to the First Session of the Twenty-fifth Congress, Oct. 16, 1837] Together with an Appendix, Containing the Most Important State Papers and Public Documents to which the Session Has Given Birth: to which are Added, the Laws Enacted During the Session, with a Copious Index to the Whole .. by United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton

Although the Algerine is a stronger and much more formidable Power than the Tripolitan, yet the memory of that daring exploit supplied the place of negotiation; and it is recorded as a fact unparalleled in history, that, in the short space of fifty ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

Algerine speech to Louis XIV. corsair returned from the coast of Iceland with six hundred slaves of both sexes; and the Dutch French, and English, were now glad to obtain peace with them upon almost any terms. A spirited attack was made ...

Google previewPocket dictionary of dry-goods, etc (1896)

by George W. Bible, Daniel P.. Bible


Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Novel (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock

Clearly the workofan 18thcentury mind,The Algerine Captive nevertheless raisesissues of greatimportance both for 19thcenturyAmericans (theproblem of slavery) and for contemporary Americans (the dangers of ignorance and selfdeception ...

Google previewImperialism and Expansionism in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes] (2015)

A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Chris J. Magoc

Algerine. war. See Barbary War (Second). American. Colonization. society. The American Colonization Society (ACS) was founded in 1816 to send emancipated African Americans to Africa. Underscoring the society's actions was the belief ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

The fleet accordingly arrived soon after ; tuit, miffing the Algerine galleys, bore away for Pennon de Valez, where they were shamefully repulsed by a handful of Turks who garrisoned that place j which, however, was taken the following year.

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Scrabble value of A1L1G2E1R1I1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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