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jackass bark

noun, Nautical.
1.
a barkentine square-rigged on the mainmast above a gaff mainsail.
2.
Also called four-masted brig. a sailing ship having four or more masts, the foremast and mainmast being wholly square-rigged, the others being fore-and-aft-rigged.
3.
any sailing ship of three or more masts carrying an otherwise nameless rig.
Origin of jackass bark
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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