• WordNet 3.6
    • n raceabout a small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Raceabout rās"ȧ*bout` (Naut) A small sloop-rigged racing yacht carrying about six hundred square feet of sail, distinguished from a knockabout by having a short bowsprit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n raceabout A sloop-yacht with a jib, the jib-stay being fastened to a bowsprit.
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