or ze·beck

[ zee-bek ]
/ ˈzi bɛk /

noun Nautical.

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Examples from the Web for zebec

  • On the 3rd she sank a brigantine, and on the 6th a 200-ton Zebec and another brigantine.

    The Story of Our Submarines|John Graham Bower
  • On the 9th she got a Zebec, and on the 10th she dived into Mudania and torpedoed a steamer alongside the pier.

    The Story of Our Submarines|John Graham Bower

British Dictionary definitions for zebec



/ (ˈziːbɛk) /


variant spellings of xebec
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