from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small warship carrying guns on one deck only.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. formerly, a vessel of war rigged either as a ship, brig, or schooner, and mounting from ten to thirty-two guns; now, any war vessel larger than a gunboat, and carrying guns on one deck only.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sailing or steam warship having cannons on only one deck
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