Cutty Sark

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Cutty Sark

n
(Nautical Terms) a three-masted merchant clipper built in Dumbarton, Scotland in 1869, now kept as a museum ship at Greenwich, London; badly damaged by a fire in 2007; restored then reopened in 2012
[named after the witch in Robert Burns' poem Tam O'Shanter, who wore only a cutty sark (short shirt)]
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