Nautical. any of various types of sailing vessel having a foremast and mainmast, with or without other masts, and having fore-and-aft sails on all lower masts.
See also ketch, topsail schooner, yawl1 (def 2).
a very tall glass, as for beer.
prairie schooner.
a sailing vessel with at least two masts, with all lower sails rigged fore-and-aft, and with the main mast stepped aft
(Brit) a large glass for sherry
(US & Canadian, Austral & NZ) a large glass for beer


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