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barque

[bahrk] /bɑrk/
noun
1.
bark3 .
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  • All the rest that were in the barque were drowned in the merciless icas.
  • barque three masts or more, square rigged on all except the aftmost mast.
British Dictionary definitions for barque

barque

/bɑːk/
noun
1.
a sailing ship of three or more masts having the foremasts rigged square and the aftermast rigged fore-and-aft
2.
(poetic) any boat, esp a small sailing vessel
Word Origin
C15: from Old French, from Old Provençal barca, from Late Latin, of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for barque
n.

variant of bark (n.2).

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