Carack

  • 1 Carack — Car ack, n. [F. caraque (cf. Sp. & Pg. carraca, It. caracca.), LL. carraca, fr. L. carrus wagon; or perh. fr. Ar. qorq[=u]r (pl. qar[=a]qir) a carack.] (Naut.) A kind of large ship formerly used by the Spaniards and Portuguese in the East India… …

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  • 2 carack — noun a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman • Syn: ↑carrack • Hypernyms: ↑galleon * * * or carac variant of carrack * * * /kar euhk/, n. Naut. carrack. * …

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  • 3 carack — /kar euhk/, n. Naut. carrack. * * * …

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  • 4 carack — n. carrack, large galleon that was popular in the Mediterranean as merchantman (used from the 14th to the 16th centuries) …

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  • 5 carack — n. [Written also Carac.] Argosy, galleon …

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  • 6 carack — A bulky ship for both commerce and war …

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  • 7 carrack — Carack Car ack, n. [F. caraque (cf. Sp. & Pg. carraca, It. caracca.), LL. carraca, fr. L. carrus wagon; or perh. fr. Ar. qorq[=u]r (pl. qar[=a]qir) a carack.] (Naut.) A kind of large ship formerly used by the Spaniards and Portuguese in the East… …

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  • 8 Carrick — Car rick, n. (Naut.) A carack. See {Carack}. [1913 Webster] {Carrick bend} (Naut.), a kind of knot, used for bending together hawsers or other ropes. {Carrick bitts} (Naut.), the bitts which support the windlass. Totten. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Carrick bend — Carrick Car rick, n. (Naut.) A carack. See {Carack}. [1913 Webster] {Carrick bend} (Naut.), a kind of knot, used for bending together hawsers or other ropes. {Carrick bitts} (Naut.), the bitts which support the windlass. Totten. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Carrick bitts — Carrick Car rick, n. (Naut.) A carack. See {Carack}. [1913 Webster] {Carrick bend} (Naut.), a kind of knot, used for bending together hawsers or other ropes. {Carrick bitts} (Naut.), the bitts which support the windlass. Totten. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Carac — Car ac (k[a^]r [a^]k), n. See {Carack}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Carrack — Car rack, n. See {Carack}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Carryk — Car ryk, n. A carack. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Karacke, die — Die Karácke, plur. die n, eine größten Theils veraltete Art großer Schiffe, welche so wohl zum Kriege, als auch zum Handel gebraucht wurden. Sie waren etwas rundlich, unten breit und oben enge, hatten sieben bis acht Böden und konnten bis 2.000… …

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  • 15 carrack — /kar euhk/, n. a merchant vessel having various rigs, used esp. by Mediterranean countries in the 15th and 16th centuries; galleon. Also, carack. [1350 1400; ME carrake < MF carraque < Sp carraca, perh. back formation from Ar qaraqir (pl. of… …

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  • 16 charge — 1. noun /ˈʧɑːʤ,ˈʧɑɹʤ/ a) responsibility. The child was in the nannys charge. b) Someone or something entrusted to ones care, such as a child to a babysitter or a student to a teacher. The child was a charge of the nanny. 2. verb /ˈʧɑːʤ,ˈʧɑɹʤ/ …

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  • 17 English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …

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  • 18 carach — ⇒CARATCH, CARACH, subst. masc. ,,Tribut, espèce de capitation que les chrétiens et les juifs payent au Grand Seigneur, et dont les Turcs sont exempts (Ac. 1835 78). Rem. Attesté ds la plupart des dict. gén. du XIXe s. ainsi que ds QUILLET 1965.… …

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  • 19 caratch — ⇒CARATCH, CARACH, subst. masc. ,,Tribut, espèce de capitation que les chrétiens et les juifs payent au Grand Seigneur, et dont les Turcs sont exempts (Ac. 1835 78). Rem. Attesté ds la plupart des dict. gén. du XIXe s. ainsi que ds QUILLET 1965.… …

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  • 20 Ship — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ship >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ship ship vessel sail Sgm: N 1 craft craft bottom GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 navy navy marine fleet flotilla Sgm …

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