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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bark  \Bark\,  Barque  \Barque\,  n.  [F.  barque,  fr  Sp  or  It 
  barca,  fr  LL  barca  for  barica.  See  {Barge}.] 
  1.  Formerly,  any  small  sailing  vessel,  as  a  pinnace,  fishing 
  smack,  etc.;  also  a  rowing  boat;  a  barge.  Now  applied 
  poetically  to  a  sailing  vessel  or  boat  of  any  kind 
  --Byron. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  three-masted  vessel,  having  her  foremast  and 
  mainmast  square-rigged,  and  her  mizzenmast 
  schooner-rigged. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barque  \Barque\,  n. 
  Same  as  3d  {Bark},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barque 
  n  :  a  sailing  ship  with  3  (or  more)  masts  [syn:  {bark}] 




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