What is another word for barque?

Pronunciation: [bˈɑːk] (IPA)

Barque is a nautical term that refers to a sailing vessel that is distinguished by its three-masted design. Other synonyms for this word include ship, vessel, schooner, ketch, or brigantine. Each of these terms describes a slightly different type of ship, ranging from those with two masts to larger vessels with four or five. Each type of ship can also have specific features, such as square or fore-and-aft sails, that set them apart. While barque may be the most precise term for a three-masted vessel, using other synonyms can help to more broadly describe different types of ships depending on their design and construction.

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What are the hyponyms for Barque?

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Usage examples for Barque

Past the ruins of La barque, past the ruins of Ligny-Thilloy and Thilloy, went the road to Bapaume.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
But he said, my friend, in his gentle mood, "Nay, none may say but the barque was good, For none can tell of the seas it sailed, Of the waves it braved and the storms withstood."
"Songs Ysame"
Annie Fellows Johnston Albion Fellows Bacon
It hovers above every barque and brig and steamer, it speaks of a Jesus risen, a grave conquered, a heaven open.
"Around The Tea-Table"
T. De Witt Talmage

Famous quotes with Barque

  • I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages, and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in case they notice any movement of these people against us.
    Samuel de Champlain
  • Dawn, ever bearing some divine increase Of beauty, love, and wisdom round the world, Dawn, like a wild-rose in the fields of heaven Washed grey with dew, awoke, and found the barque At anchor in a little land-locked bay.
    Alfred Noyes

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