GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rigged with a triangular (lateen sail).
- adj. rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail
“The single lateen-rigged mast was stepped solidly into the keep fore of the cabin.”
“The two-masted, lateen-rigged ships of the unforgotten midland sea were still unknown to these Norse seafarers.”
“In the distance, at the horizon, there were sails, the sails of lateen-rigged vessels.”
“A nao was a Portuguese term nef or nau in French for a full-rigged round ship, with large square-rigged sails on two or three masts, sometimes with a lateen-rigged mizzen and a smaller mast called a bonaventure abaft the mizzen.”
“Fanshawe counted ninety-six craft, stretched from shore to shore: square-riggers, lateen-rigged gunboats, fast galleys.”
“I could see, out beyond the wall of chained rafts, opened now in three places, a flotilla of sails, long and low, triangular, sloping, those of lateen-rigged galleys.”
“She had ten oars to a side, two rudders, and two, permanent, lateen-rigged masts.”
“She had two lateen-rigged sails, and the wind was in her favour.”
“It was a swift-sailing lateen-rigged felucca, one of those crafts that are common enough in Eastern waters, especially in the Levant.”
“The vessels are schooners, lateen-rigged, from three to fourteen tons.”
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