bilander

bilander

[bil-uhn-der]
noun
a small two-masted merchant vessel, a type of hoy distinguished by the trapezoidal shape of the mainsail, used especially on canals and along coasts of the Low Countries.
Also, billander.
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bilander (ˈbɪləndə)
 
n
a small two-masted cargo ship
 
[C17: from Dutch, literally: by-lander, because used on canals]

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