D ˈsḵœᵫ̅t
plural -s
: a bluff-bowed Dutch boat fitted with leeboards, used chiefly on canals and for coasting, and sometimes square-rigged but usually sloop-rigged

Word History


Dutch schuit, from Middle Dutch schute

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“Schuyt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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