Mistico

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mistico A kind of small sailing vessel used in the Mediterranean. It is rigged partly like a xebec, and partly like a felucca.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mistico A small coasting-vessel, in character between a xebec and a felucca, used in the Mediterranean trade.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mistico mis′ti-kō a small Mediterranean coaster, between a xebec and a felucca.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. místico,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.,—Ar.

Usage

In literature:

The Mistico sailed the fastest.
"Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6)" by Thomas Moore
But, ah, there comes out the other mistico to the assistance of their friends.
"The Pirate of the Mediterranean" by W.H.G. Kingston
I have the honour to inform you I passed the Castles on the 18th, with the three prizes and mistico in company.
"The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II" by Thomas Lord Cochrane
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In news:

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