man-of-war


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man-of-war

, man o' war
1. a warship
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A spokesman for the Marine Conservation Society said any sightings in Wales should be reported on its website Dr Peter Richardson, of the MCS, said: "No-one has been killed by Portuguese man-of-war stings in the UK so far - but they have elsewhere in the world.
After much testing under a microscope, the scientific data proved that applying Jellyfish Squish(TM) on a Portuguese man-of-war paralyzes the unfired nematocysts, preventing them from continuing to fire their toxins.
There are a few cases on record where Portuguese man-of-war stings on humans have resulted in fatalities, and victims can suffer intense fever and anaphylactic shock.
Under Captain George Vandeput, the man-of-war successfully delivered British marines to Boston, patrolled New York City's harbour, and fired upon Rebel armies.
Beachgoers were urged to be vigilant after further reports of the Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish along the coast.
Bathers are being warned that they may come across the Portuguese man-of-war, which delivers a painful sting that can be deadly without urgent medical attention
Beachgoers were yesterday warned to be on the lookout for potentially fatal Portuguese Man-of-War sea creatures.
IPaF I was stung as a child by a Portuguese man-of-war and I'll never forget it.
Maria Furcas, 69, suffered an allergic reaction when she was stung on the leg by a Portuguese man-of-war while swimming in the Mediterranean with her sister.
STRONG winds have blown a rare Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish on to the Dorset coast - the third to be reported in days.
Fearing the angry red mark was from a potentially lethal Portuguese man-of-war, club doctor David Gough gave Arca an injection of anti-histamine and sent him to hospital.
The left-back was having a swim after a run when he was stung by what club doctor David Gough reckons was a giant Portuguese man-of-war species at Seaburn beach.