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carrack


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carack  \Car"ack\,  n.  [F.  caraque  (cf.  Sp  &  Pg  carraca,  It 
  caracca.),  LL  carraca,  fr  L.  carrus  wagon;  or  perh.  fr  Ar 
  qorq[=u]r  (pl.  qar[=a]qir)  a  carack.]  (Naut.) 
  A  kind  of  large  ship  formerly  used  by  the  Spaniards  and 
  Portuguese  in  the  East  India  trade  a  galleon.  [Spelt  also 
  {carrack}.] 
 
  The  bigger  whale  like  some  huge  carrack  lay.  --Waller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carrack  \Car"rack\,  n. 
  See  {Carack}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carrack 
  n  :  a  large  galleon  sailed  in  the  Mediterranean  as  a  merchantman 
  [syn:  {carack}] 




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