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yacht club

an organization of yachtsmen and yachtswomen for the purpose of encouraging and directing the sport of yachting.
Origin of yacht club
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was two days after the dance at the yacht club that Diana came home.

    Glory of Youth Temple Bailey
  • He had sent his car away when he arrived, as it was but a step to the yacht club where he slept.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • "We had a similar trouble, when the yacht club had a celebration," said the captain.

    The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
  • That is the owner of the vessel, and a member of the yacht club.

  • I have also called a meeting of our yacht club, of which your brother was a member.

    The Golf Course Mystery Chester K. Steele
  • I ran away from the yacht club dance—and I'm due back there now.

    Glory of Youth Temple Bailey
  • Donald walked up the slope to the Head, from which he could see the yacht club fleet as soon as it sailed from the city.

    The Yacht Club Oliver Optic

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