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sloop

noun \ˈslüp\

: a small sailboat with one mast

Full Definition of SLOOP

:  a fore-and-aft rigged boat with one mast and a single jib
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Origin of SLOOP

Dutch sloep
First Known Use: 1629
SLOOP Defined for Kids

sloop

noun \ˈslüp\

Definition of SLOOP for Kids

:  a sailing boat with one mast and a fore-and-aft mainsail and jib

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