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a boat having sails as its principal means of propulsion.


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  • Sailer

    noun 1. a vessel propelled by a sail or sails. 2. a vessel with reference to its powers or manner of sailing: The schooner was judged a good sailer. noun 1. Anton [ahn-tohn] /ˈɑn toʊn/ (Show IPA), (“Toni”) 1935–2009, Austrian skier. noun 1. a vessel, esp one equipped with sails, with specified sailing characteristics: a […]

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  • Sailing

    noun 1. the activity of a person or thing that sails. 2. the departure of a ship from port: The cruise line offers sailings every other day. 3. Navigation. any of various methods for determining courses and distances by means of charts or with reference to longitudes and latitudes, rhumb lines, great circles, etc. noun […]

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