Definition of Felucca

1. Noun. A fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean.

Generic synonyms: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel



Definition of Felucca

1. n. A small, swift-sailing vessel, propelled by oars and lateen sails, -- once common in the Mediterranean.

Definition of Felucca

1. Noun. A traditional wooden shallow draught sailing boat used in the Mediterranean and along the Nile in Egypt, its rig consisting of one or two lateen sails. ¹

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Definition of Felucca

1. a swift sailing vessel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felucca

felted
felter
feltered
feltering
felters
feltier
feltiest
felting
feltings
feltlike
feltness
felts
feltwork
feltworks
felty
felucca (current term)
feluccas
felvizumab
felwort
felworts
felypressin
femal
femal-ize
female aristocrat
female body
female bonding
female catheter

Literary usage of Felucca

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1. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1849)
"THE felucca AGAIN.—The felucca, which we briefly noticed in another article, has given the most incontestable evidence of her character and object. ..."

2. The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with (1845)
"In the first volley from the felucca the rim of Lieut. ... There are about seventy men on board this felucca ; and the crew of a prize captured a short time ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... which consisted of one felucca, pierced for fourteen guns, having one eighteen-pounder and twelve blunderbusses on board; a schooner pierced for twelve ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1818)
"A felucca, belonging to Petro la Camera, having several passengers on board, had set out from Melazzo for this city. Scarcely had it left the harbour, ..."

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