[[t]ˈbɑr kənˌtin[/t]] n.
naut. navig. a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the other masts
Etymology: 1685–95, amer.; bark III+ (brig) antine

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Barkentine — Bark en*tine, n. [See {Bark}, n., a vessel.] (Naut.) A threemasted vessel, having the foremast square rigged, and the others schooner rigged. [Spelled also {barquentine}, {barkantine}, etc.] See Illust. in Append. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barkentine — ☆ barkentine [bär′kən tēn΄ ] n. [< BARK3, modeled on BRIGANTINE] a sailing vessel with its foremast square rigged and its two other masts rigged fore and aft …   English World dictionary

  • Barkentine — Schonerbark Mercator unter Segeln Eine Schonerbark ist ein Großsegler, den man auch als Barkentine (früher eine Schonerbark mit Rahtopp am Großmast), Hermaphrodit Bark (Zwitter Bark; engl. hermaphrodite barque oder barquentine) oder seltener als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • barkentine — esp. US var. of BARQUENTINE. * * * barkentine variant of barquentine …   Useful english dictionary

  • barkentine — or barquentine noun Etymology: 5bark + entine, alteration of antine (as in brigantine) Date: 1693 a sailing ship of three or more masts with the foremast square rigged and the others fore and aft rigged …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barkentine — /bahr keuhn teen /, n. Naut. a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square rigged on the foremast and fore and aft rigged on the other masts. Also, barkantine, barquentine, barquantine. [1685 95, Amer.; BARK3 + (BRIG)ANTINE] * * * ▪ ship… …   Universalium

  • Barkentine — (Barkantine), Schonerbark (Barkschoner); dreimastiges Segelschiff mit vollgetakeltem Fockmast, wahrend Groß und Besanmast nur Schratsegel fahren …   Maritimes Wörterbuch

  • Barkentine — I skibsterminologi betegnelsen for et tremastet fartøj hvor de to forreste master fører råsejl …   Danske encyklopædi

  • barkentine — n. type of sailing ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barkentine — noun US spelling of barquentine …   English new terms dictionary

  • barkentine — bar·ken·tine …   English syllables

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