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schooner

  

      n  
1    a sailing vessel with at least two masts, with all lower sails rigged fore-and-aft, and with the main mast stepped aft  
2      (Brit)   a large glass for sherry  
3      (U.S., Canadian, Austral., and N.Z.)   a large glass for beer  
     (C18: origin uncertain)  


prairie schooner  
      n     (Chiefly U.S)   a horse-drawn covered wagon similar to but smaller than a Conestoga wagon, used in the 19th century to cross the prairies of North America  
schooner rig  
      n     (Nautical)   a rig in which the mainmast is taller than the foremast  
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