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- n. A sailboat or sailing ship.
- n. An ice yacht.
- n. A land yacht.
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- n. a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
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And then it seemed to me that I was down upon my face in a little lapping noise of water and a smell of burning, and somewhere about me there was the beating and tumbling of a sailing vessel in irons in a light wind.
"More a deep-hulled, broad-beamed sailing vessel than the Hollywood image of a longship, but then you wouldn't have wanted an oared warship out here.
At 4: 40 p.m., the admiral also learned that a four-masted sailing vessel had struck a mine the previous night in the same area.
He found a small, single-masted sailing vessel of some forty or fifty tons, a sloop or bawley-he would not be certain which.
SinceDiscovery was named after one of Captain Cook’s eighteenth-century ships, we included a sailing vessel morphing into the space shuttleDiscovery.
“It is a new program I have assembled, designed to simulate a pirate sailing vessel circa Earth’s Spanish Main in the early seventeen-hundreds,” Data replied, as he came down to the main deck.
Calvinists at Fort Orange (Albany) made constant efforts to free him, and at last, when he was about to be burnt to death, induced him to take refuge in a sailing vessel which carried him to New Amsterdam
Lieutenant Dorn looked out over the deck railing, across the rolling sea, and saw a tall, four-masted sailing vessel off the port bow.