Associations to the word «Raceabout»

Noun

1

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

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
Amy Tan