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How to use schooner in a sentence
Tyson Bottenus once captained an 80-foot schooner called the Aquidneck.A sailor’s story captures the impact of rising serious fungal infections | Aimee Cunningham | November 29, 2021 | Science News
In Australia, a pint is 570 milliliters, rounded up from 568, but you’re more likely to be served a schooner, which is either half or three-quarters of a pint depending on where you are.
On the way they passed by the schooner Tavern, where they encountered Dean Schmitz and Molly Flaherty.Media Ignores Rash of Assaults on Transgender Women | Jay Michaelson | June 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I know of one, built on piles on a sand-bank, that was run into by a schooner and carried bodily away.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
In the street a luxurious limousine was tooting for a ramshackle prairie schooner to turn to one side.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
On the other hand, you can prepare to dispose of the serial rights of the schooner Farallone: a most grim and gloomy tale.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
If we could only have Macgregor here with his schooner, you would hear of no more troubles in Samoa.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
A powder magazine was set afloat, but it struck the schooner, which lay at anchor near the frigate.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
British Dictionary definitions for schooner
a sailing vessel with at least two masts, with all lower sails rigged fore-and-aft, and with the main mast stepped aft
British a large glass for sherry
US, Canadian, Australian and NZ a large glass for beer
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