Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as shallop.

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Examples

  • A small chaloupe laden with brandy was brought out from the harbor and confiscated.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Plan of a chaloupe biscayenne, collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Google images, www.famsf.org/image base.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Here again Champlain used two principal types of vessels: the moyenne middling barque and the chaloupe or shallop.

    Champlain's Dream

  • A plan of such a chaloupe biscayenne is in the collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.22 Accounts survive of Biscay shallops on the coast of New France, some of them owned by Indians, who probably acquired them from Basque whalers.

    Champlain's Dream

  • There is a beautiful country for driving and walking, and our chaloupe is now at anchor.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • Meanwhile, he cast off in his chaloupe to look for another target.

    John Paul Jones

  • But as the boat stuck in the bottom and refused to stir, he suddenly dropped his hold, and with an "Avance done!" gallantly slushed his way into the water alongside, in his Sunday trousers, lifted the gunwale and started her afloat, amidst a shower of final "Au revoirs," and the rose _chaloupe_ moved with noiseless smoothness down the current.

    The Young Seigneur Or, Nation-Making

  • As the chaloupe glides around some unsuspected corner, the crane rises heavily at the splash of a paddle, wild duck fly off low and swiftly, the plover circle away in bright handsome flocks, the gorgeous kingfisher leaves his little tree.

    The Young Seigneur Or, Nation-Making

  • The boat itself was of a singular make; and the rapidity with which this little chaloupe, glittering with gilding and hung with streamers, made its way along the sparkling stream, struck the observers as something extraordinary.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 340, Supplementary Number (1828)

  • The Vicentine populace are behind none of their brethren in superstition, and at the sight of the flying chaloupe, the groups came running from the Campo

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 340, Supplementary Number (1828)

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