barkentine definition

  • noun:
    • A sailing ship with from 3 to 5 masts of which just the foremast is square-rigged, the others being fore-and-aft rigged.
    • Alternative spelling of barquentine.
    • A threemasted vessel, having the foremast square-rigged, while the others schooner-rigged. [Spelled also barquentine, barkantine, etc.] See Illust. in Append.
    • See barkantine.
    • A sailing ship with from 3 to 5 masts which just the foremast is square-rigged, others becoming fore-and-aft rigged.
    • Alternative spelling of barquentine.
    • A threemasted vessel, getting the foremast square-rigged, plus the other individuals schooner-rigged. [Spelled also barquentine, barkantine, etc.] See Illust. in Append.
    • See barkantine.

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