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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.


1. (Nautical Terms) a large merchant sailing ship
2. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for windcheater


(ˈwɪndˌdʒæm ər, ˈwɪn-)

any large sailing ship.
[1890–95, Amer.]
wind′jam`ming, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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


[ˈwɪndˌdʒæməʳ] Nbuque m de vela (grande y veloz)


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.
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An exciting bronze sculpture gifted to the Australian National Maritime Museum to honour the contribution made by windjammer sailors to Australia will be unveiled on Wednesday 27th April, at Wharf 7, Pyrmont Plaza.
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Windjammer Landing Hotel A CHARMING maze of villas and rooms overlooking Labrelotte Bay in the north of the island, Windjammer Landing is one of the most attractive in the whole Caribbean and brings guests back year after year.
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The windjammer Viking pictured arriving in Cardiff, from the South Wales Echo of June 19, 1939