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barque also: (American English also) bark
American English: /bɑrk/
British English: /bɑːk/

Translation of barque in Spanish:


  • 1 (sailing ship)
    Example sentences
    • The latest vessel to confirm its involvement is the 295-feet long Eagle, a three-masted sailing barque with 21,350 square feet of sail and five miles of rigging.
    • The difference between a barque and a ship is the way the aftmost mast is rigged.
    • The sea reflected our good fortune in hues of glassy green, turquoise and cobalt blue and into this unearthly vision we quietly launched our sailing barque.
  • 2 (boat) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • The lesser barques and rowboats that move about in the background are those of Religion.
    • The barked torrent of words flowed over me: a cataract of verbiage with unknown phrases sticking up like sharp rocks to confound the frail barque of my self-confidence and perhaps overwhelm it.
    • Bishop Peter J. Lee had for many years been viewed as a moderate, tilting to this side or that in order to keep his little barque afloat.
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