from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Levantine vessel with one lateen sail; also, a Greek vessel of about 100 tons, with a foremast raking very much forward, having a square topsail and topgallantsail, a sprit foresail, and two small masts abaft, with lateen yards and sails. Hamersly, Naval Encyc.


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