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SCHOONER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does schooner mean? 

SCHOONER (noun)
  The noun SCHOONER has 2 senses:

1. a large beer glass
2. sailing vessel used in former times

  Familiarity information: SCHOONER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCHOONER (noun)


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Meaning:

A large beer glass

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("schooner" is a kind of...):

drinking glass; glass (a container for holding liquids while drinking)


Sense 2schooner [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sailing vessel used in former times

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("schooner" is a kind of...):

sailing ship; sailing vessel (a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "schooner"):

sharpshooter (a fast schooner once used by New England fisherman for illegal fishing in Canadian waters)


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