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A single-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing boat with a short standing bowsprit or none at all and a single headsail set from the forestay.
[Dutch sloep, from Middle French chaloupe, shallop, longboat, alteration of earlier chaloppe; see shallop.]
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(Nautical Terms) a single-masted sailing vessel, rigged fore-and-aft, with the mast stepped about one third of the overall length aft of the bow. Compare cutter2
[C17: from Dutch sloep; related to French chaloupe launch, Old English slūpan to glide]
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a single-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel.
[1620–30; < Dutch sloep; akin to Old English slūpan to glide]
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|Noun||1.||sloop - a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow|
knockabout - a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
raceabout - a small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail
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sloop[sluːp] N → balandra f
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n → Slup f, → Schlup f
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sloop[sluːp] n (ship) → sloop m inv
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