Associations to the word «Raceabout»

Noun

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Wiktionary

RACEABOUT, noun. (nautical) A small sloop-rigged racing yacht carrying about six hundred square feet of sail, distinguished from a knockabout by having a short bowsprit.

Dictionary definition

RACEABOUT, noun. A small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail.

Wise words

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