(formerly) a sailing or steam naval vessel having cannons on only one deck.
sloop of war
(formerly) a small fast sailing warship mounting some 10 to 30 small calibre guns on one deck
noun 1. gaff-topsail catfish.
[sloop-rigd] /ˈslupˌrɪgd/ adjective 1. (of a sailboat) fore-and-aft rigged with a mainsail and a jib. sloop-rigged adjective 1. (nautical) rigged as a sloop, typically with a jib and a mainsail
noun 1. any light, low-cut shoe into which the foot may be easily slipped, for casual wear in the home, for dancing, etc. Compare bedroom slipper, house slipper. verb (used with object) 2. to strike or beat with a slipper. adjective, Older Use. 1. slippery. noun 1. a light shoe of some soft material, for […]
- Slipped hernia
slipped hernia n. See sliding hernia.