Associations to the word «Sloop»

Pictures for the word «Sloop»


SLOOP, noun. (nautical) A single-masted sailboat with only one headsail.
SLOOP, noun. (military) A sailing warship, smaller than a frigate, with its guns all on one deck.
SLOOP, noun. A sloop of war, smaller than a frigate, larger than a corvette.

Dictionary definition

SLOOP, noun. A sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow.

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