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schooner vs. sloop

[ skoo-ner ]
  1. any of various types of sailing vessel having a foremast and mainmast, with or without other masts, and having fore-and-aft sails on all lower masts.
  2. a very tall glass, as for beer.
  3. prairie schooner.
[ sloop ]
  1. a single-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel, with or without a bowsprit, having a jib-headed or gaff mainsail, the latter sometimes with a gaff topsail, and one or more headsails.

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