Knockabout

• (n.) A man hired on a sheep station to do odd jobs. • (a.) Of noisy and violent character. • (n.) A small yacht, generally from fifteen to twenty-five feet in length, having a mainsail and a jib. All knockabouts have ballast and either a keel or centerboard. The original type was twenty-one feet in length. The next larger type is c...
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knockabout

adjective suitable for rough use; `a knockabout overcoat`; `a knockabout old car`
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Knockabout

Knock'a·bout` noun 1. (Nautical) A small yacht, generally from fifteen to twenty- five feet in length, having a mainsail and a jib. All knockabouts have ballast and either a keel or centerboard. The original type was twenty-one feet in length. The next larger type is called a raceabout...
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Knockabout

A type of schooner without a bowsprit.
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knockabout

[adj] - suitable for rough use 2. [n] - a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
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