Definition of sailing ship in English:

sailing ship

Syllabification: sail·ing ship


  • A ship driven by sails.
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    • In the early years of sailing ships, the European ships had a square sail design.
    • HMS GLASGOW is to play a part in one of the most spectacular sea-borne spectacles of the year when a flotilla of 40 classic sailing ships passes through the Solent on Sunday April 16.
    • In the heyday of sailing ships, all war ships and many freighters carried iron cannons.

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