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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What does “yare” mean?
Compare main-topsail schooner.
Origin of topsail schooner
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby topsail schooner
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Example sentences from the Web for topsail schooner
He had come back, there was the topsail-schooner that was bringing him home so swiftly now.The Bronze Eagle|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy