a sailing vessel fore-and-aft rigged on all of two or more masts with square sails above the foresail, and often with a square sail before the foresail.
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Words nearby topsail schooner
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Origin of topsail schooner
First recorded in 1865–70
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He had come back, there was the topsail-schooner that was bringing him home so swiftly now.The Bronze Eagle|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy