Xebec

A xebec (k or k), also spelled zebec, was a Mediterranean sailing ship that was used mostly for trading. It would have a long overhanging bowsprit and protruding mizzen mast. It also can refer to a small, fast vessel of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, used almost exclusively in the Mediterranean Sea. Xebecs were similar to galleys used by A...
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Xebec

• (n.) A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs.
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Xebec

Naval A fast lateen-rigged sailing craft indigenous to the Mediterranean Sea in the XIX century. This word, comes from the fact that only the best hands in a sailing ship were employed aloft in the rigging: the others were employed in the waist of the ship. Thus the name 'waister' came to be implied reproach on a man's efficiency or experien...
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Xebec

[studio] The company logotype is unique: it is included correct English phonetic transcription - [zi:bek]. ==Works== ===TV=== ===OVA=== ===Co-Productions=== ===Movie=== ===Game animation=== ===Divisions=== XEBEC has two subsidiaries, one of which is XEBEC M2 (which worked on Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys), which focuses in providing animation as...
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Xebec

Xe'bec (zē'bĕk) noun [ Spanish jabegue , formerly spelt xabeque , or Portuguese xabeco ; both from Turk. sumbeki a kind of Asiatic ship; confer Persian sumbuk , Arabic sumbūk a small ship.] (Nautical) A small three-masted vessel, w...
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xebec

A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs. ... Origin: Sp. Jabegue, formerly spelt xabeque, or Pg. Xabeco; both from Turk. Sumbeki a kind of Asiatic ship; cf. Per. Sumbuk...
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Xebec

A xebec (or chebeck) is a small, sharp-built three-masted vessel usually with lateen sails that originated in the western Mediterranean during the 17th century. They were used for coasting voyages in the Mediterranean and on the ocean coasts of Spain and Portugal, and were often armed and used to raid merchantmen. It differs from the felucca in pos...
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xebec

small three-masted pirate ship
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xebec

small three-masted pirate ship
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