What does the word yacht mean?

Usage examples for yacht

  1. You see, I want her to live with us on a yacht, and some women are so ill whenever they go on board a boat." – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  2. It would have done you more good than that horrid little yacht. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  3. Captain Hervey declared that your yacht arrived at Pierside almost at the same time as his steamer. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume