topsail schooner


noun

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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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