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yacht club

noun
1.
an organization of yachtsmen and yachtswomen for the purpose of encouraging and directing the sport of yachting.
Origin of yacht club
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40
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  • He had sent his car away when he arrived, as it was but a step to the yacht club where he slept.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • That is the owner of the vessel, and a member of the yacht club.

  • It was two days after the dance at the yacht club that Diana came home.

    Glory of Youth Temple Bailey
  • I ran away from the yacht club dance—and I'm due back there now.

    Glory of Youth Temple Bailey
  • From the other side, faintly, you heard the music and laughter from the yacht club.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • He'll blacklist you in every yacht club from Bar Harbor to Miami.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • The drive to the yacht club was accomplished pleasantly and quickly.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram

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