sixern

noun six·ern \ˈsiksərn\

Definition of sixern

plural

-s

  1. :  a long Scottish fishing boat propelled by six oars and used especially in the Shetland islands

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Origin and Etymology of sixern

Norwegian seksæring, seksring, from Old Norse sexæringr, from sex six + ār oar + -ingr -ing; akin to Old English ār oar — more at six


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