sail·​er | \ ˈsā-lər How to pronounce sailer (audio) \

Definition of sailer

: a ship or boat especially having specified sailing qualities

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Hundreds of enthusiasts join Breton dances on the quayside, but as usual most of the 1,000-or so yachts, catamarans, day-sailers and motor-cruisers remain tied to the pontoons. The Economist, "Yacht-sharing startups vie to rule the waves," 21 June 2018 A motor-sailer — part motorboat, part sailboat — seemed like a unique solution. Author: Rick Sinnott, Alaska Dispatch News, "Anchorage’s own Noah: A boat builder’s 30-year obsession comes together at last," 26 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of sailer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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