• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Polacre Same as Polacca, 1.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n polacre Same as polacca.
    • n polacre A mast of one piece, without tops.
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In literature:

The others, embarked in fourteen polacres, were anchored under the care of our ships.
"The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)" by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
She was astern just now, and she is abreast of the polacre now, as near as I can make out.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
I must confer with the captain about a little cruise he can undertake even to-day with his polacre.
"The Knight of Malta" by Eugene Sue