Part of speech: noun

A fore- and- aft rigged vessel having two or more masts.

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Usage examples "schooner":

  1. Sea Andrew saw something a while back- says it looked like a schooner." - "The Last Hope", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. Why the schooner they say Percivale got on board. - "The Seaboard Parish, Complete", George MacDonald.
  3. Every morning we get up at dawn, and start off by six o'clock or thereabouts, Merrifield and I riding off among the hills or ravines after game, while the battered " prairie schooner," with the two spare ponies led behind, is driven slowly along by old Lebo, who is a perfect character. - "Roosevelt in the Bad Lands", Hermann Hagedorn.