Barkentine Bark"en*tine, n. [See {Bark}, n., a vessel.] (Naut.) A threemasted vessel, having the foremast square-rigged, and the others schooner-rigged. [Spelled also {barquentine}, {barkantine}, etc.] See Illust. in Append. [1913 Webster]

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  • Barquentine — Description A barquentine (also spelled barkentine) is a sailing vessel with three or more masts; with a square rigged foremast and fore and aft rigged main, mizzen and any other masts. See also sail plan. An example of a barquentine is the… …   Wikipedia

  • barquentine — variant of barkentine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barquentine — /bahr keuhn teen /, n. barkentine. Also, barquantine. * * * …   Universalium

  • barquentine — noun A sailing vessel similar to a barque, but fore and aft (schooner) rigged on the mainmast …   Wiktionary

  • barquentine — n. barkentine, type of sailing ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barquentine — [ bα:k(ə)nti:n] (US barkentine) noun a sailing ship similar to a barque but with only the foremast square rigged and the remaining masts rigged fore and aft. Origin C17: from barque, on the pattern of brigantine …   English new terms dictionary

  • barquentine — bar·quen·tine …   English syllables

  • barquentine — /ˈbakəntin/ (say bahkuhnteen) noun Nautical a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square rigged on the foremast and fore and aft rigged on the other masts. Also, barquantine, barkentine. {barque + (briga)ntine} …   Australian English dictionary

  • barquentine —   , barkentine   n. three masted vessel with square rigged foremast and fore and aft rigged main and mizzen masts …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • barquentine — n. (also barkentine, barquantine) a sailing ship with the foremast square rigged and the remaining (usu. two) masts fore and aft rigged. Etymology: BARQUE after brigantine …   Useful english dictionary

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