Chebacco
Chebacco Che*bac"co, n. [From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built.] (Naut.) A narrow-sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; -- called also {pinkstern} and {chebec}. --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

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  • chebacco — che·bac·co …   English syllables

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  • Chebacco Parish — was the southeastern most part of the town of Ipswich, Massachusetts that later became the separate municipality of Essex. The name comes from Chebacco Lake, part of which is in the town of Essex. Jeremiah Shepard was a minister at the church in… …   Wikipedia

  • chebacco boat — shəˈba(ˌ)kō , akə noun Etymology: from Chebacco, former parish of Ipswich, Mass., (now in the town of Essex), where it originated : a narrow sterned boat formerly much used in Newfoundland fisheries …   Useful english dictionary

  • chebacco boat — a fishing vessel employed in the Newfoundland fisheries. The word may be a corruption of Chedabucto, a bay in Nova Scotia, from which vessels are fitted out for fishing or the same as the chebec. Also called pinksterns …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • chebec — Chebacco Che*bac co, n. [From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built.] (Naut.) A narrow sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; called also {pinkstern} and {chebec}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinkstern — Chebacco Che*bac co, n. [From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built.] (Naut.) A narrow sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; called also {pinkstern} and {chebec}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinkstern — chebacco boat (a fishing vessel employed in the Newfoundland fisheries. The word may be a corruption of Chedabucto, a bay in Nova Scotia, from which vessels are fitted out for fishing or the same as the chebec) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Essex, Massachusetts — Infobox Settlement official name = Essex, Massachusetts nickname = motto = imagesize = 300px image caption = Essex in early autumn, showing the Essex River and surrounding wetlands image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location in Essex County in… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeremiah Shepard — (August 11, 1648 – June 2, 1720) was an American Puritan minister and the youngest son of Thomas Shepard, a major figure in the founding generation of Puritan New England. He was an early graduate of Harvard University, in the class of… …   Wikipedia

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