from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A schooner carrying two or more square topsails on its foremast.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Schooner, and Illustration in Appendix.
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While another 'lion' of those parts that met our view was a topsail schooner lying in the river at the lower fort, which made occasional trips into Great Lake Winnepeg of the North, a hundred miles below.
A topsail schooner in sight, between Ambrym and Paama ” one of those kidnapping vessels.