Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having three masts.

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Examples

  • The Tui Tai is a three-masted schooner that sails around remote islands in northern Fiji.

    Sea change: 10 quirky cruises

  • Rick and Michael Mast , co-founders of Mast Brothers Chocolate, eventually found the three-masted Black Seal, which Captain Eric Loftfield had spent 25 years building in his Cape Cod lawn as a hobby.

    Cocoa Arrives, By Sail

  • No sad-eyed elephants, no three-masted clipper ships and, sadly, no dead presidents either.

    CLOUD DANCING • by J. Thomas Arant

  • "Never were there more dainty and lovable topmasts on a three-masted schooner, and never was there a three - masted schooner that worked like the witch she was to windward."

    CHAPTER XV

  • And when the news went around that these were part of the survivors of the three-masted schooner, Mary Turner, smashed into kindling wood and sunk by a whale, the elderly females no more believed than had they the yarn of the sunken island.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • She was a trim little three-masted schooner, topsail-rigged, and Jack used her later as a model for Cap'n Larsen's vessel in The Sea-Wolf.

    Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon

  • The three-masted SV Concordia was on a five-month voyage that allows students in secondary school grades 11 and 12 and the first year of college to study while sailing around the world.

    Brazil Navy Saves Students After Capsize

  • The men's version is Hermès orange; the women's is white, with rounded curves, reminiscent of potholes (the original Clipper series, launched in 1981, paid homage to the three-masted ship).

    Haute Couture Takes On Horlogerie

  • No doubt inspired by Ernest Shackleton's legendary struggles (whose history hangs over this expedition with ghostly prescience), the scientists and filmmakers expect their three-masted schooner to be locked in place by pack ice throughout the Antarctic winter.

    George Heymont: Baby, It's Cold Outside!

  • There were no cars, no trains, but there were three-masted ships sailing waters of incredible blue, the pyramids of Egypt off in the distance, the thriving world around Jerusalem, Mecca in all its glory, Rome when it had not yet crumbled.

    The Thieves of Darkness

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