a rig of triangular sails for a yacht.
(nautical) a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig with triangular sails
a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig characterized by a tall mainsail (Bermudian mainsail) that tapers to a point
the Bermudas. Bermuda. Informal. Bermuda shorts. a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 miles (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 19 sq. mi. (49 sq. km). Capital: Hamilton. Historical Examples George Washington, Vol. I Henry Cabot Lodge Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8 Charles H. Sylvester The Butterfly Book William Jacob […]
a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 miles (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 19 sq. mi. (49 sq. km). Capital: Hamilton. Contemporary Examples How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013 Historical Examples In the Footprints of the Padres Charles Warren Stoddard Some Rambling […]
a city in and the capital of Switzerland, in the W part: capital of Bern canton. a canton in W Switzerland. 2658 sq. mi. (6885 sq. km). Capital: Bern. a republic in central Europe. 15,944 sq. mi. (41,294 sq. km). Capital: Bern. Contemporary Examples George Kennan by John Lewis Gaddis: A Review Jacob Heilbrunn December […]
Saint. Also called Bernadette of Lourdes, (Marie Bernarde Soubirous or Soubiroux) 1844–79, French nun. a female given name: derived from Bernard. Contemporary Examples The Big Weapons that the U.S. May Be Secretly Supplying to the Syrian Rebels Thomas Gibbons-Neff April 24, 2014 Bernadette Corporation: Mutating Art Collective Succeeds in the Avant Garde Blake Gopnik September […]