American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A large sailing ship.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common term for a merchant sailing vessel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.), colloq. A sailing vessel or one of its crew; -- orig. so called contemptuously by sailors on steam vessels.
- n. Slang An army bugler or trumpeter; any performer on a wind instrument.
- n. a large sailing ship
“What ho! the merry "windjammer" with her stowed sails and smell of tar awakened within me old memories, hungry and grimy for the most part.”
“Every self-respecting Briton knows that a windjammer is a sailing vessel, and the book before us, written by a man who 'went in at the hawse-hole and came out of the cabin-window,' should commend itself to”
“windjammer" was about to sail; and racing out to Balboa I was soon set aboard the fore and aft schooner Meteor far out in the bay.”
“windjammer" as they pushed away into the twilight sea, and the”
“So we put down the sustaining challenge of the poets and took up our machine-stamped plastic cards that entitled us to be “a member of the club” or to “earn points toward a free windjammer.””
“It chanced, some time ago, that I made a voyage of one hundred and forty-eight days in a windjammer around the Horn.”
“The village is big on casual, alfresco dining, small shops with made in Maine crafts, windjammer sailing, concerts in the park and craft shows.”
“So he took his first long voyage, signing on as boy on a windjammer bound around the Horn from the Delaware Breakwater to San Francisco.”
“Oh, there is material in plenty for the cogitation of any philosopher on a windjammer in mutiny in this Year of our Lord 1913.”
“I will ship myself on a windjammer round the Horn to Liverpool, which will give me more money; and then I will pay my passage from there home.”
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Words or phrases associated with the accordion and its family—free reed aerophones. And, please, wisecracks.
I've thought of a few of the most common sorts. Additions sought.
If I had a boat
I'd go out on the ocean
And if I had a pony
I'd ride him on my boat
And we could all together
Go out on the ocean
Me upon my pony on my boat.
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being items related to boats, ships, sailing, nautical and naval lore &c.
Language of the midway and the big top.
Floating and water vessels of all sorts.
sailing, sailing, the ocean, the seven seas ...
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