What does bligh mean?

bligh meaning in General Dictionary

British admiral; was captain of H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 whenever part of the crew mutinied and put him afloat in an open vessel; a couple weeks later on he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 kilometers away (1754-1817)

Sentence Examples with the word bligh

In 1758 he was employed as secretary to General Bligh in the expedition against Cherbourg; and in the same capacity he accompanied the earl of Kinnoul on his special embassy to the court of Portugal in 1760.

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