Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of yacht.

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Examples

  • Once in Saint Tropez, a paparazzo followed us along the yachted pier, convinced he'd picked up on the scent of young Hollywood.

    Madeline the Admired

  • Movie stars, royalty and old-money families have yachted around the Exumas and vacationed on the main island, Great Exuma, since at least the 1950s.

    My Own Private Island

  • The society pages chronicled the comings and goings of young Ethel and her parents as they yachted with the Astors or took lunch at the Newport Golf Club with the Vanderbilts or watched automobile parades alongside the Sedgwicks and the Goulds.

    Devil Dog

  • Son-of-a-Countess Andrea who'd followed the curiously arrogant Chiara along a yachted pier in Portofino and then, some years later, married her and gave her a series of his stair-step descendants but with her blue eyes, her arrogant carriage, her fire of temper.

    The Morning of the Birth

  • Real people, she felt, decent people — people who shot grouse, went to Ascot, yachted at Cowes — were not brainy.

    Burmese Days

  • Massaging his wrists, he squinted through nets of rising heat at the oasis, still more than a mile away, and could not help but think how vastly different these bare, harsh, god-connecting surroundings were from the scene off the coast of Turkey, where he had yachted and sipped Dom Pérignon only three weeks prior.

    Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

  • Massaging his wrists, he squinted through nets of rising heat at the oasis, still more than a mile away, and could not help but think how vastly different these bare, harsh, god-connecting surroundings were from the scene off the coast of Turkey, where he had yachted and sipped Dom Pérignon only three weeks prior.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • She had yachted and hunted, and bathed and danced, she had dined with the pompous Lord Mayor of London; she had hung on the braided coat sleeve of high military relics of modern antiquity, and had been kissed on both cheeks by all the wrinkled-lipped dowagers of the surrounding country.

    The Doctor's Daughter

  • He found, as he knew he would, for he had yachted with Edestone before, a complete outfit, not forgetting the cocktail, which was standing on the table as quietly and innocently as if it had always been there, although in reality it had just been placed there by a man who, with years of experience in listening to the sounds that come from a gentleman's bathroom, had timed its arrival to the second.

    L.P.M. : the end of the Great War

  • She could not have described what it was in her that all the men she had met, the men with whom she had golfed and ridden and yachted, had failed to satisfy: but, ever since she had acquired the power of self-analysis, she had known that it was something which was a solid and indestructible part of her composition.

    Piccadilly Jim

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