Definition of windjammer in English:

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windjammer

Pronunciation: /ˈwindˌjamər/

noun

historical
A merchant sailing ship.
Example sentences
  • Sarah, of Burnsall, near Skipton, was helping to make a documentary commemorating the lives of sailors who rounded the treacherous Cape Horn waters in windjammers - wooden sailing vessels.
  • He witnessed the far reaching changes in his native island: from donkey and horse to vehicles, from windjammers to fast sailing motor boats.
  • One of four cruise ships to be hosted by the Port in a six-day period, Sea Cloud II carries 94 passengers and 56 crew members with the windjammer combining modern comforts and elegant sailing traditions.

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Syllabification: wind·jam·mer

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