Definition of barque in English:

barque

Syllabification: barque
Pronunciation: /bärk
 
/

noun

variant spelling of bark3.
More example sentences
  • The latest vessel to confirm its involvement is the 295-feet long Eagle, a three-masted sailing barque with 21,350 square feet of sail and five miles of rigging.
  • The difference between a barque and a ship is the way the aftmost mast is rigged.
  • The sea reflected our good fortune in hues of glassy green, turquoise and cobalt blue and into this unearthly vision we quietly launched our sailing barque.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, probably from Provençal barca, from late Latin barca 'ship's boat'.

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