Bilander
Bilander Bil"an*der, n. [D. bijlander; bij by + land land, country.] (Naut.) A small two-masted merchant vessel, fitted only for coasting, or for use in canals, as in Holland. [1913 Webster]

Why choose we, then, like bilanders to creep Along the coast, and land in view to keep? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bilander — Bilander, zweimastiges Handelsschiff mit trapezförmigen Segeln …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bilander — (Bylander), Bolander, kleines, zweimastiges Fahrzeug auf den niederländ. Flüssen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bilander — Bilander, holländisches, kleines, zweimastiges Fahrzeug zum Waarentransport auf Flüssen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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  • Bilander — A Bilander, also spelled billander or be landre, was a small European merchant ship with two masts, used in the Netherlands for coast and canal traffic and occasionally seen in the North Sea but more frequently to be seen in the Mediterranean Sea …   Wikipedia

  • bilander — bil·an·der (bĭlʹən dər, bīʹlən ) n. Nautical. A small two masted sailing vessel, used especially on canals in the Low Countries.   [Dutch billander, probably from binlander, inlander, from binnenlander: binnen, within (from Middle Dutch. See …   Universalium

  • bilander — bil·an·der …   English syllables

  • bilander — /ˈbɪləndə/ (say biluhnduh) noun a small merchant vessel with two masts, used on canals and along the coast in the Netherlands, etc. {Dutch bijlander, from bij by + land land + er er1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bilander — ˈbiləndə(r), ˈbī noun ( s) Etymology: obsolete Dutch billander (now bijlander), alteration of (assumed) obsolete Dutch binlander, from obsolete Dutch bin inside (from Middle Dutch, alteration of binnen, from be + …   Useful english dictionary

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