barque, barquentine

variant spellings of , barkentine

1a : a small sailing ship
b : a sailing ship of three or more masts with the aftmost mast fore-and-aft rigged and the others square-rigged
2 : a craft propelled by sails or oars

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“Barque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barque. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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