from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nautical A two-masted vessel with a square-rigged foremast and a schooner-rigged mainmast.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a two-masted sailing ship which has square sails on the foremast combined with a schooner rig on the mainmast (triangular topsail over a gaff mainsail). As such it has a mix of the two main types of sail plan, hence the term hermaphrodite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a two-masted vessel square-rigged forward and schooner-rigged aft. See Illustration in Appendix.
- adj. See under Brig.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
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