Definición de schooner en inglés:

schooner

Saltos de línea: schoo|ner
Pronunciación: /ˈskuːnə
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A sailing ship with two or more masts, typically with the foremast smaller than the mainmast.
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    • The glimmering vessel was a great schooner, with multiple masts on top and impressive quarters inside.
    • The visit of the barques, brigantines and schooners also seemed to drive off some of the tourism malaise created by a July shrouded in fog, damp and rain.
    • A lone sailboat, a single schooner, a solitary steamship might not have much impact in an eclectic gallery.
  • 2British A glass for drinking a large measure of sherry.
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    • They'd rather drink a schooner of fortified wine than be seen with a glass of something pink.
    • The branders and marketeers would like to bypass the image of refined sherry drinkers taking their apéritif from miniature schooners with the little finger slightly adrift of the glass.
  • 2.1North American & Australian/NZ A tall beer glass.
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    • Painted on it was a red demon holding a schooner of beer.
    • Most have done more physical damage to themselves in endless schooners.
    • He received a fitting farewell in front of his home crowd before enjoying a celebratory schooner in the family pub in Sydney's inner-west.

Origen

early 18th century: perhaps from dialect scun 'skim along', influenced by Dutch words beginning with sch-.

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