Definition of Carrack

1. Noun. A large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman.

Exact synonyms: Carack
Generic synonyms: Galleon



Definition of Carrack

1. n. See Carack.

Definition of Carrack

1. Noun. A large European sailing vessel of the 14th to 17th centuries similar to a caravel but square-rigged on the foremast and mainmast and lateen-rigged on the mizzenmast. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carrack

1. a type of merchant ship [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carrack

carpophyte
carpophytes
carpoptosis
carport
carports
carpospore
carpospores
carposporic
carposporous
carprofen
carps
carpule
carpus
carpus curvus
carr
carrack (current term)
carracks
carract
carracts
carrageen
carrageen moss
carrageenan
carrageenans
carrageenin
carrageenins
carrageens
carragheen
carragheens
carrancha
carranchas

Literary usage of Carrack

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1. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"The Lord Mayor and Citizens of London to Lord Burghley, stating the prices they can afford to give for certain prize goods taken in a Spanish carrack. ..."

2. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1868)
"... expedition to Java — Foundation there of the first Batavian trading settlement — Exploits of Jacob Heemskerk — Capture of a Lisbon carrack — Progress of ..."

3. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1900)
"Within a few weeks one of his captains, Christopher New- port, whom we shall meet again, brought into Dart- spanish mouth harbour the great Spanish carrack ..."

4. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1907)
"Upon those terms, I have no doubt that I should have allowed Mr. carrack to do ... Now on the part of Mr. carrack, with reference to what I have been ..."

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