Setee
Setee \Set*ee"\, n. (Naut.) See 2d {Settee}. [1913 Webster]

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  • setee — Settee Set*tee , n. [F. sc[ e]tie, scitie.] (Naut.) A vessel with a very long, sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen sails, used in the Mediterranean. [Written also {setee}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Settee — Set*tee , n. [F. sc[ e]tie, scitie.] (Naut.) A vessel with a very long, sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen sails, used in the Mediterranean. [Written also {setee}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • spermaceti — /spɜməˈsɛti/ (say spermuh setee), / ˈsiti/ (say seetee) noun a whitish, waxy substance obtained from the oil in the head of the sperm whale, used in making ointments, cosmetics, etc. {Medieval Latin, originally phrase sperma cētī sperm of whale} …   Australian English dictionary

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