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schooner

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noun schoo·ner \ˈskü-nər\

Simple Definition of schooner

  • : a ship that has usually two masts with the larger mast located toward the center and the shorter mast toward the front

  • : a large, tall glass

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of schooner

  1. 1 :  a typically 2-masted fore-and-aft rigged vessel with a foremast and a mainmast stepped nearly amidships

  2. 2 :  a larger-than-usual drinking glass (as for beer)

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Origin and Etymology of schooner

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1716

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SCHOONER Defined for Kids

schooner

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noun schoo·ner \ˈskü-nər\

Definition of schooner for Students

  1. :  a ship usually having two masts with the mainmast located toward the center and the shorter mast toward the front




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