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barque

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English

Etymology

Possibly cognate with Spanish barco

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
barque

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a sailing vessel of three or more masts, having all masts but the sternmost square-rigged, the sternmost being fore-and-aft-rigged
    • 1873 (published 1889, 1996), William Campbell, An Account of Missionary Success in the Island of Formosa, SMC Publishing Inc., page 279
      On being told, however, that the Norwegian barque Daphne was about to leave An-peng for Tamsui, I had my things taken on board, and we set sail a few hours later.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) any small sailing vessel
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a sailing vessel or boat of any kind

Synonyms

  • (small vessel): see boat

Alternative spellings

  • bark (only as sailing vessel, all masts but sternmost square-rigged)

Translations


French

barque

Pronunciation

Noun

barque f. (plural barques, diminutive barquette)

  1. bark (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged)

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