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n.1.A vessel employed as a nautical training school, in which naval apprentices receive their education at the expense of the state, and are trained for service as sailors. Also, a vessel used as a reform school to which boys are committed by the courts to be disciplined, and instructed as mariners.
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Inland Seas officials said, the scholarships will support schools from all over Michigan send classes to the Inland Seas' Schoolship programs, that render students a chance to spend a day as scientists aboard the 77-foot schooner Inland Seas or the 114-foot schooner Manitou.
Long, Thomas Jefferson and George Ticknor: A Chapter in American Schoolship (Williamstown, Mass.
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