a barkentine square-rigged on the mainmast above a gaff mainsail.
Also called four-masted brig. a sailing ship having four or more masts, the foremast and mainmast being wholly square-rigged, the others being fore-and-aft-rigged.
any sailing ship of three or more masts carrying an otherwise nameless rig.
[jak-as] /ˈdʒækˌæs/ noun 1. a male donkey. 2. a contemptibly foolish or stupid person; dolt; blockhead; . /ˈdʒækˌæs/ noun 1. a male donkey 2. a stupid person; fool 3. laughing jackass, another name for kookaburra n. mule ass, 1727, from jack (n.) + ass (n.1). Meaning “stupid person” is attested from 1823. noun A stupid […]
- Jack the ripper
noun 1. an unidentified murderer who killed at least seven prostitutes in London’s East End between August and November 1888 A criminal in London in the late nineteenth century apparently responsible for several ghastly murders by slashing. His identity is unknown.
noun 1. a long towel with the ends sewed together, for hanging on a roller. noun 1. another name for roller towel
noun 1. any of a number of trapezoidal trusses for supporting those areas of a hip roof not beneath the peak or ridge, parallel to the truss or trusses that meet at the peak or ridge.