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chebacco


chebacco


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chebacco  \Che*bac"co\,  n.  [From  Chebacco,  the  former  name  of 
  Essex,  a  town  in  Massachusetts  where  such  vessels  were 
  built.]  (Naut.) 
  A  narrow-sterned  boat  formerly  much  used  in  the  Newfoundland 
  fisheries;  --  called  also  {pinkstern}  and  {chebec}. 
  --Bartlett.