Definition of Barquentine

1. Noun. (nautical) A sailing vessel similar to a barque, but fore-and-aft (''schooner'') rigged on the mainmast ¹



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Definition of Barquentine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barquentine

barotropy
barouche
barouches
barouchet
barouchets
barouchette
barouchettes
barp
barpeople
barperson
barpersons
barpost
barposts
barps
barque
barquentine (current term)
barquentines
barques
barquette
barquette mould
barquettes
barquillite
barra
barra boy
barra boys
barrable
barracan
barracans
barrace
barraces

Literary usage of Barquentine

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1. Wild Life in Southern Seas by Louis Becke (1897)
"[Only a few years ago the writer saw in Sydney Harbour the barquentine Handa Isle, which on the passage from New Zealand had been so attacked. ..."

2. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1893)
"... lately deceased on the deep sea on board the barquentine "St. Mary," Captain Phillip Phillips, commander. Letters of administration are granted to Wm. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Collisions at Sea: With an Appendix, Containing by Reginald Godfrey Marsden (1904)
"The port cable parted, and before the starboard anchor, which was let go, brought her up, the barquentine fouled the ketch. It was held to be an inevitable ..."

4. Sailing Ships and Their Story: The Story of Their Development from the by Edward Keble Chatterton (1915)
"... by H. Warington Smyth ; from his " Mast and Sail,' by courtesy of the author and Mr. John Murray. A barquentine off the South Foreland barquentine with ..."

5. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"On March 20, the dismasted labour barquentine, Lochiel, arrived at the Burnett River ... Towards the end of May, the barquentine Heath, Captain Findlay, ..."

6. Off the Rocks: Stories of the Deep-sea Fisherfolk of Labrador by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell (1906)
""barquentine Maggie reported lost on Dusky Islands, Labrador. Please investigate. ... We had seen the barquentine at anchor before we left for the south. ..."

7. Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office: city of New York by William Smith Pelletreau, New York (County). Surrogate's Court (1893)
"Whereas CHARLES LAMBERT, late of New York, lately deceased on the deep sea on board the barquentine "St. Mary," Captain Phillip Phillips, commander. ..."

8. The Burghers of New Amsterdam and the Freemen of New York. 1675-1866 by New York (N.Y.) (1886)
"... Elizabeth Morris Now att Present of ye Citty of New Yorke Spinster as well for And In Consideration of her Passage on board the barquentine Called the ..."

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