land yacht


noun

a wind-driven vehicle with a mast and sails, having three wheels, a single seat, and a steering wheel, used especially on beaches and other sandy areas.

Nearby words

  1. land snail,
  2. land tax,
  3. land up,
  4. land wind,
  5. land with,
  6. land's end,
  7. land, edwin herbert,
  8. land-grabber,
  9. land-grant college,
  10. land-holder

Origin of land yacht

First recorded in 1925–30

Also called sand yacht.

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British Dictionary definitions for land yacht

land yacht

noun

a three-wheeled recreational vehicle with a sail, used on land and propelled by wind power
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