from The Century Dictionary.
- Starred; starry.
- Having a stern (of a specified character).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having a stern of a particular shape; -- used in composition.
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- adjective Having a
sternof a particular shape or kind.
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Miramichi — green high-sterned Dutch galliots — American ships with long black hulls and tall raking masts — and those far-famed “Black Ball” clippers, the _Marco Polo_ and the _Champion of the Seas_, — in short, the ships of all nations, with their marked and distinguishing peculiarities.
Now and then a high-sterned junk drifted by like a phantom galley, then we slackened speed to avoid exterminating a fleet of triangular-looking fishing-boats with white square sails, and so on through the grayness and dumbness hour after hour.
The little Hoppers were borne down in the surge; the sacred banner emblazoned with the gigantic oyster of Communipaw was trampled in the dirt; on blundered and thundered the heavy-sterned fugitives, the Swedes pressing on their rear and applying their feet
Soothed again, but only soothed to deeper gloom, Ahab, who had sterned off from the whale, sat intently watching his final wanings from the now tranquil boat.
The traders were transom-sterned for the most part, with aftercastles that sometimes reached almost to the mainmasts.
They were sailing-barges, something like those that ply in the Thames, bluff-bowed, high-sterned craft of about fifty tons, ketch-rigged, and fitted with lee-boards, very light spars, and a long tip-tilted bowsprit.
The Sloop is about 45 Tons, Square sterned, with a Round House, with a
Behind the drive floated the square bowed and square sterned chuck-boat, which carried cook and provisions for the men.
It was in the year 1607 that the quaint, high-sterned caravels, representing the forlorn hope of England, crossed the ocean to found a colony on Roanoke Island.
Communipaw was trampled in the dirt; on blundered and thundered the heavy-sterned fugitives, the Swedes pressing on their rear and applying their feet _a parte poste_ of the Van Arsdales and the Van Bummels with