: a small fishing or coasting boat that carries one or more lugsails
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Recent Examples on the WebThe wooden boats competed in skiff, workboat, lugger, trawler, runabout, sailboat and cruiser classes.
Ann Benoit, NOLA.com, 27 Oct. 2017
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