from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large sailing ship.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a large iron-hulled square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sailing vessel or one of its crew; -- orig. so called contemptuously by sailors on steam vessels.
  • n. An army bugler or trumpeter; any performer on a wind instrument.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common term for a merchant sailing vessel.

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

  • n. a large sailing ship


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