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:
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