land yacht
noun Date: 1967 1. a 3-wheel wind-driven recreation vehicle consisting usually of a bare-frame structure and a single sail and used especially on areas of firmly packed sand 2. a large motor vehicle

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  • land-yacht — land yacht, land yachting see under ↑yacht • • • Main Entry: ↑land landˈ yacht or sandˈ yacht A wheeled boat with sails, for running on land, usu along sea beaches • • • Main Entry: ↑yacht …   Useful english dictionary

  • Land yacht — can refer to:*Land sailing *Land yacht: a pejorative or humorous term to describe certain large vehicles …   Wikipedia

  • land\ yacht — An extremely large car, especially from the 70s. The 73 Cadillac is a land yacht …   Dictionary of american slang

  • land\ yacht — An extremely large car, especially from the 70s. The 73 Cadillac is a land yacht …   Dictionary of american slang

  • land yacht — /ˈlænd jɒt/ (say land yot) noun a wind propelled land vehicle, usually resembling a marine yacht …   Australian English dictionary

  • land yacht — a wind driven vehicle with a mast and sails, having three wheels, a single seat, and a steering wheel, used esp. on beaches and other sandy areas. Also called sand yacht. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • land yacht — a wind driven vehicle with a mast and sails, having three wheels, a single seat, and a steering wheel, used esp. on beaches and other sandy areas. Also called sand yacht. [1925 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • land yacht — noun A vehicle used in land sailing, consisting of little more than of a carriage and a sail …   Wiktionary

  • land yacht — noun a wind powered wheeled vehicle with sails, used for recreation and sport …   English new terms dictionary

  • Land sailing — Land sailing, also known as sand yachting or land yachting, is the act of moving across land in a wheeled vehicle powered by wind through the use of a sail. The term comes from analogy with (water) sailing. Historically, land sailing was used as… …   Wikipedia

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