schooner

  1. a large beer glass
  2. sailing vessel used in former times

Schooner

A schooner ər is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts, the foremast being no taller than the rear mast(s). Such vessels were first used by the Dutch in the 16th or 17th century (but may not have been called that at the time – see etymology, below). Originally schooners were gaff-rigged, but modern schooners may ...
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schooner

[n] - a large beer glass 2. [n] - sailing vessel used in former times
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Schooner

• (n.) Originally, a small, sharp-built vessel, with two masts and fore-and-aft rig. Sometimes it carried square topsails on one or both masts and was called a topsail schooner. About 1840, longer vessels with three masts, fore-and-aft rigged, came into use, and since that time vessels with four masts and even with six masts, so rigged, are bu...
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schooner

noun sailing vessel used in former times
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Schooner

[glass] A schooner is a type of glass used for serving German wheat beer. In Australia, it is a name for a particular glass size, used for any type of beer. In South Australian pubs and clubs, the term `schooner` refers to a glass with a volume of 285 mL (known as a `pot` elsewhere in Australia, and a `middy` in Western Australia 10 imp. fl...
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Schooner

Naval (1) A sailing vessel normally with two masts, but there have been schooners with up to five masts; it is fore-and-aft rigged on all masts. A Topsail Schooner has a square topsail on the foremast. Of the origin of the name, the old story says that when the first vessel of this type was launched (at Gloucester, Mass., USA, in about 1713)...
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Schooner

Schoon'er noun [ See the Note below. Confer Shun .] (Nautical) Originally, a small, sharp-built vessel, with two masts and fore-and-aft rig. Sometimes it carried square topsails on one or both masts and was called a topsail schooner . About 1840, longer vessels with three masts, fore...
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schooner

A fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel having at least two masts, with a foremast that is usually smaller than the other masts.
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Schooner

A fore-and-aft rigged ship with two or more masts.
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schooner

a sailing ship rigged with fore-and-aft sails on its two or more masts. To the foremast there may also be rigged one or more square topsails or, ...
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schooner

a sailing vessel with two or more masts.
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Schooner

A schooner is a sailing vessel with two or more masts, fore- and aft-rigged, whose main and fore sails are extended by gaffs and stretched out below by booms. Small schooners seldom had a boom for the foresail.
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Schooner

A schooner is a two-masted wooden sailing ship with a taller main mast near the middle of the vessel and a shorter foremast in front of the main mast. Schooners were used for coastal trade and fishing during the late 1700s and early 1800s (eighteenth and nineteenth centuries) because they were able to handle coastal winds and maneuver in shallower ...
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schooner

A two masted sailing boat where the main mast is the rearmost.
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schooner

an informal unit of liquid volume. A schooner is a large tumbler or drinking glass holding about 400 milliliters or 13.5 U.S. fluid ounces. Similarly, in Queensland, New South Wales, and the Northern Territory (Australia) a schooner of beer holds 425 milliliters. In South Australia, however, a schooner is only 285 milliliters.
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Schooner

Large beer glass (New South Wales, South Australia).
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schooner

large, wooden sailing vessel with two or more masts.
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schooner

Originally, a small, sharp-built vessel, with two topsails on one or both masts and was called a topsail schooner. About 1840, longer vesels with three masts, fore-and-aft rigged, came into use, and since that time vesels with four masts and even with six masts, so rigged, are built. Schooners with more than two masts are designated three-masted sc...
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Schooner

Sailing ships with at least 2 masts (foremast and mainmast) with the mainmast being the taller. Word derives from the term 'schoon/scoon' meaning to move
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schooner

schooner (skOO'nur) , sailing vessel, rigged fore-and-aft, with from two to seven masts. Schooners can lie closer to the wind than square-rigged sailing ships, need a smaller crew, and are very fast. They were first constructed in colonial America and because of their speed became one of the fav...
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schooner

type of glass tapering from top to bottom. Generally used for lagers. (Also a sherry glass and a boat)
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