See also: Sloop

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch sloep. Doublet of chalupa and shallop.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: slo͞op, IPA(key): /sluːp/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːp

NounEdit

 
A sloop

sloop (plural sloops)

  1. (nautical) A single-masted sailboat with only one headsail.
  2. (military) A sailing warship, smaller than a frigate, with its guns all on one deck.
  3. (military) A sloop-of-war, smaller than a frigate, larger than a corvette.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch slope, from Old Dutch *slōpa, from Proto-Germanic *slaupǭ.

NounEdit

sloop f or n (plural slopen, diminutive sloopje n)

  1. pillowcase, pillowslip
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Etymology 2Edit

From slopen.

NounEdit

sloop m (uncountable)

  1. demolition

VerbEdit

sloop

  1. singular past indicative of sluipen
  2. first-person singular present indicative of slopen
  3. imperative of slopen

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

sloop m (plural sloops)

  1. sloop (boat)

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