Definition of sailing ship in English:
A ship driven by sails.
- 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.
Definition of sailing ship in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan