Definition of Carracks

1. Noun. (plural of carrack) ¹



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Definition of Carracks

1. carrack [n] - See also: carrack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carracks

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

Literary usage of Carracks

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1. Ancient and Modern Ships by George Charles Vincent Holmes (1907)
"They are classified under the names Great Ships, Cogs, carracks, Ships, ... The carracks were apparently not English-built ships, as all those in the king's ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"<)d. was due to him for actual wages, independently of the prize- money specially promised to him for some Genoese carracks captured by him in 1417. ..."

3. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"To pass, where lies less booty to his hands : He Roman carracks mainly falls aboard. Then grapnels hurled-out; ..."

4. The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval History of England by Robert Southey, Robert Bell (1833)
"He fell in with some of the great Genoese carracks; and, after an action which lasted the most part of a summer's day, sunk three and captured three, ..."

5. The English Factories in India, 1622-1623: A Calendar of Documents in the by William Foster (1908)
"It is evidently difficult to intercept the carracks near Goa at that time of the year, for the weather is bad then and the Portuguese are never later than ..."

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