Barquentine



barkentine.
a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the other masts.
Historical Examples

The only barquentine among the ships lay apart from the others, pointing towards the harbour entrance.
Martin Hyde, The Duke’s Messenger John Masefield

The barquentine’s boat was rapidly pulling towards this full-rigged ship, with Captain Barlow sitting in the stern-sheets.
Martin Hyde, The Duke’s Messenger John Masefield

As I started from the landing place I looked back at the barquentine, where I had had so many adventures.
Martin Hyde, The Duke’s Messenger John Masefield

As we meet the fresh breeze at the entrance to the Kattegat, a barquentine, under full sail, glides past us without a sound.
Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916 Karl Spindler

She is barquentine rigged, and has triple-expansion engines giving her a speed under steam of nine to ten knots.
South! Sir Ernest Shackleton

noun
a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the others Usual US and Canadian spelling barkentine
noun
(US & Canadian) a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the others British spellings barquentine, barquantine

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