schuyt

noun
\ ˈskīt, ˈskȯit, ˈskāt, D ˈsḵœᵫ̅t \
plural -s

Definition of schuyt

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

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History and Etymology for schuyt

Dutch schuit, from Middle Dutch schute

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“Schuyt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schuyt. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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