polacre

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A polacre
 
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EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain; from either French polacre (Pole, Polish) or Italian polacca (Polish woman, Polish (feminine adj)).

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NounEdit

polacre (plural polacres)

  1. (nautical, obsolete or historical) A 17th-century three-masted merchant ship.

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NounEdit

polacre m (plural polacres)

  1. (nautical) foresail, jib