Definition of Bilander

1. n. A small two-masted merchant vessel, fitted only for coasting, or for use in canals, as in Holland.



Definition of Bilander

1. Noun. (nautical) A small two-masted merchant vessel, fitted only for coasting, or for use in canals, as in Holland. ¹

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Definition of Bilander

1. a small ship [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bilander

bikitaite
bikont
bikonts
bikunin
bikutsi
bil
bilabe
bilaciniate
bilamellar
bilamellated
bilaminar blastoderm
biland
bilander (current term)
bilanders
bilands
bilane
bilanes
bilat
bilateral contract
bilateral descents
bilateral gill trama
bilateral hermaphroditism
bilateral hydronephrosis
bilateral large kidneys

Literary usage of Bilander

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1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"1. A lighter. 2. A kind of schooner. 3. A Spanish pleasure-boat. [Sp. form of Eng. bilander (jv), D, ..."

2. British Guiana Boundary: Arbitration with the United States of Venezuela by Great Britain (1898)
"At ten we met the said bilander with the two launches, all anchored in the fork which the Orinoco makes with tin; channel of Imataca; I at once went on ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1880)
"There were three craft all of different rig: a schooner, a ketch, and the said bilander. All were laden as heavily as speed and safety would allow, ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1880)
"There were three craft all of different rig: a schooner, a ketch, and the said bilander. All were laden as heavily as speed and safety would allow, ..."

5. The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia by Georgia General Assembly (1911)
"... Brig- antine, Snow, bilander or other Vessels entering the ports and Harbours of Savannah and Sunbury previous to such Ship, Brigantine Snow, bilander, ..."

6. Life, Adventures, and Travels in California by Thomas Jefferson Farnham (1857)
"The bilander therefore goes on, though dangers beset her on every side, ... The bilander having dropped her anchor, the Padre is earnestly solicited to go ..."

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