sailing vessel love

Definitions

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  • n. A sailboat or sailing ship.
  • n. An ice yacht.
  • n. A land yacht.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

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Examples

  • 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.

    Movie Night

  • "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.

    Crusader Gold

  • 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.

    Castles of Steel

  • He found a small, single-masted sailing vessel of some forty or fifty tons, a sloop or bawley-he would not be certain which.

    Movie Night

  • SinceDiscovery was named after one of Captain Cook’s eighteenth-century ships, we included a sailing vessel morphing into the space shuttleDiscovery.

    Riding Rockets

  • “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.

    BLAZE OF GLORY

  • 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

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Lieutenant Dorn looked out over the deck railing, across the rolling sea, and saw a tall, four-masted sailing vessel off the port bow.

    BLAZE OF GLORY

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