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1. A large square-rigged cargo ship.
2. A large, usually schooner-rigged sailing vessel that takes passengers for cruises.

wind′jam′ming n.
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1. (Nautical Terms) a large merchant sailing ship
2. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for windcheater
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(ˈwɪndˌdʒæm ər, ˈwɪn-)

any large sailing ship.
[1890–95, Amer.]
wind′jam`ming, n.
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Noun1.windjammer - a large sailing shipwindjammer - a large sailing ship      
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
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[ˈwɪndˌdʒæməʳ] Nbuque m de vela (grande y veloz)
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nWindjammer m
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It chanced, some time ago, that I made a voyage of one hundred and forty-eight days in a windjammer around the Horn.
In the little harbour came tramps from Spain and the Levant, ships of small tonnage; and now and then a windjammer was borne in by the winds of romance.
But I am mate, now, and when I pay off at 'Frisco, maybe with five hundred dollars, I will ship myself on a windjammer round the Horn to Liverpool, which will give me more money; and then I will pay my passage from there home.
In addition to being a life member of the IHS, Pete was a member of Windjammers Unlimited, the Chicago Federation of Musicians, the Spokane Chapter of the AFofM, and the Porsche Club of America.
Aberdeen built some of the fastest clippers and windjammers the world has seen during the 19th century, including Thermopylae, the greatest of them all and faster than the Cutty Sark.Yet Britain is the only European country not to own a working square rigged training ship.
FE'M atgoffwyd bore 'ma am fy Nhaid a'i long hwyliau y Cambrian Prince, un o'r Last of the Windjammers yr Horn, chwedl Basil Lubbock a'r diweddar gyfaill annwyl, Aled Eames.
ON Sunday July 17, BBC2 showed a film on the Coast series of the "windjammers" sailing from Australia to all parts of the globe carrying grain.
The travellers pitched up on land behind the old Windjammers pub in Belgrano in October - directly across from an executive four and five-bedroom housing development.
During the course of our week, we dined in all of Windjammers' restaurants, ranging from Papa Don's, up in the hills, which offers Italian cuisine, to the Dragonfly, which the resort's fine-dining eatery.
But where do we go from here unless there is a will to return to the windjammers and horse traffic?
Bookings for Windjammers can be made at Windjammer Barefoot Cruises, PO Box 190120, Miami Beach, Florida, 33119-0120 (tel: 1 800 327-2601, or check