from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small sloop-rigged racing yacht carrying about six hundred square feet of sail, distinguished from a knockabout by having a short bowsprit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sloop-yacht with a jib, the jib-stay being fastened to a bowsprit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail
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The car began its life as a sporty, two-seat "raceabout" and later was converted by Edgar Huselton into a longer four-door, seven-passenger touring car.
It looks the part of the feisty raceabout, with its pumped-out wheel arches, hungry-looking front air intake, a rear valance meant to look like an aerodynamic racing car's and a big spoiler above the rear window
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