Flying Dutchman

Flying Dutchman

noun
1.
a legendary Dutch ghost ship supposed to be seen at sea, especially near the Cape of Good Hope.
2.
the captain of this ship, supposed to have been condemned to sail the sea, beating against the wind, until the Day of Judgment.
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Flying Dutchman
 
n
1.  legend
 a.  a phantom ship sighted in bad weather, esp off the Cape of Good Hope
 b.  the captain of this ship
2.  a type of dinghy, designed to be crewed by two people

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