a single-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel, with or without a bowsprit, having a jib-headed or gaff mainsail, the latter sometimes with a gaff topsail, and one or more headsails.
Compare cutter (def 3), knockabout (def 1).
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 cutter (sense 2)

“Parallel Programming in a Virtual Object Space”, S. Lucco, SIGPLAN Notices 22(12):26-34 (OOPSLA ’87) (Dec 1987).


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