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sailing ship

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(Nautical Terms) a large sailing vessel
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Noun1.sailing ship - a vessel that is powered by the windsailing ship - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
barque, bark - a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
boom - any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring
brig - two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts
brigantine, hermaphrodite brig - two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
clipper ship, clipper - a fast sailing ship used in former times
cutter - a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
dhow - a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
felucca - a fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean
fore-and-after - sailing vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
gaff - a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail
gaff-headed sail, gaffsail - a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff
galleon - a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries
helm - steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
Indiaman - a large sailing ship that was engaged in the British trade with India
ketch - a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost
mast - a vertical spar for supporting sails
rigger - a sailing vessel with a specified rig; "a square rigger"
sail, canvass, canvas, sheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
sailboat, sailing boat - a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast
schooner - sailing vessel used in former times
sloop - a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
smack - a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
square-rigger - a square-rigged sailing ship
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
windjammer - a large sailing ship
yard - a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
dandy, yawl - a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
weatherliness - (of a sailing vessel) the quality of being able to sail close to the wind with little drift to the leeward (even in a stiff wind); "the Spanish ships had superior speed and weatherliness"
weatherly - (of a sailing vessel) making very little leeway when close-hauled
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Who's to pull or steer or sail ship if he loses yer?
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Navy (PN) flotilla, comprising Submarine Hurmat along with sail ship PNS Rahnaward and support ship PNS Rasadgar visited Muscat for goodwill-cum-training visit.
Islamabad -- Pakistan Navy Flotilla comprising Submarine HURMAT alongwith sail ship PNS RAHNAWARD and support ship PNS RASADGAR visited Muscat for good will cum training visit.
The Mexican sail Ship is scheduled to visit Mumbai from 21 26 June 2017.