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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Destroyer  \De*stroy"er\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  destruior.] 
  One  who  destroys,  ruins,  kills,  or  desolates. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Destroyer  \De*stroy"er\,  n. 
  =  {Torpedo-boat  destroyer}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  destroyer 
  n  1:  a  small  fast  lightly  armored  but  heavily  armed  warship  [syn: 
  {guided  missile  destroyer}] 
  2:  a  person  who  destroys;  "a  destroyer  of  the  environment" 
  [syn:  {ruiner}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Destroyer 
  (Ex.  12:23),  the  agent  employed  in  the  killing  of  the 
  first-born;  the  destroying  angel  or  messenger  of  God.  (Comp.  2 
  Kings  19:35;  2  Sam.  24:15,  16;  Ps  78:49;  Acts  12:23.) 
 




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