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1yacht

noun \ˈyät\

: a large boat that is used for racing or pleasure

Full Definition of YACHT

:  any of various recreational watercraft: as
a :  a sailboat used for racing
b :  a large usually motor-driven craft used for pleasure cruising

Origin of YACHT

obsolete Dutch jaght, from Middle Low German jacht, short for jachtschip, literally, hunting ship
First Known Use: 1557

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay

2yacht

verb

Definition of YACHT

intransitive verb
:  to race or cruise in a yacht

First Known Use of YACHT

1836

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay

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