balinger

noun
bal·​in·​ger | \ ˈbalə̇njə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of balinger

: a small British seagoing ship of the 15th to 17th centuries

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History and Etymology for balinger

Middle English balynger, from Middle French balengier, baleinier whale ship, from baleine whale

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“Balinger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balinger. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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