tall ship
noun Date: circa 1548 a sailing vessel with at least two masts; especially square-rigger

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  • tall ship — tall ships N COUNT A tall ship is a sailing ship which has very tall masts and square sails …   English dictionary

  • tall ship — n. a large, typically square rigged sailing ship with tall masts, as a clipper * * * …   Universalium

  • tall ship — n a type of ship with square sails and very tall ↑masts, used especially in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tall ship — noun count a large old fashioned ship with sails and very tall MASTS (=poles that hold up the sails) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tall ship — n. a large, typically square rigged sailing ship with tall masts, as a clipper …   English World dictionary

  • tall ship — ► NOUN ▪ a sailing ship with a high mast or masts …   English terms dictionary

  • Tall ship — A tall ship is a large traditionally rigged sailing vessel. Popular modern tall ship rigs include topsail schooners, brigantines, brigs and barques. Traditional rigging may include square rigs and gaff rigs, with separate topmasts and topsails.… …   Wikipedia

  • tall ship — noun : a sailing vessel with at least two masts ; especially : square rigger * * * tall ship noun A square rigged ship • • • Main Entry: ↑tall * * * tall ship UK US noun [countable …   Useful english dictionary

  • tall ship — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tall ship : singular tall ship plural tall ships a large old fashioned ship with sails and very tall masts (= poles that hold up the sails) …   English dictionary

  • Tall Ship — Windjammer S.T.S. Chersones (Kieler Woche 05) Windjammer ist ein Großseglertyp, der nach der Klipperära in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts aufkam und die Nachfolge der schnellen Segler antrat. Es waren aus Holz (vorwiegend USA bis 1892),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tall ship — /ˈtɔl ʃɪp/ (say tawl ship) noun a large sailing ship with very tall masts …   Australian English dictionary

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