Adjective "sailed" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/seɪld/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

(of a boat or ship) having a sail or sails of a specified kind.
  1. 'a full-sailed schooner'
  2. 'It will be nice to see more cotton-sailed boats.'
  3. 'Behind the black-sailed boat, a green bamboo raft skimmed atop the glimmering water some 40 yards away.'
  4. 'A small nylon-sailed yacht passes us going out to sea.'
  5. 'It provides a fun exercise and perhaps provides inspiration as we imagine tall-sailed robotic vessels silently cruising the lakes of Titan.'
  6. 'The man pointed at a large triple-decked and triple-sailed frigate sitting in anchor in the shallows.'

Definitions

1. an area of canvas or other fabric extended to the wind in such a way as to transmit the force of the wind to an assemblage of spars and rigging mounted firmly on a hull, raft, iceboat, etc., so as to drive it along.

2. some similar piece or apparatus, as the part of an arm that catches the wind on a windmill.

3. a voyage or excursion, especially in a sailing vessel: They went for a sail around the island.

4. a sailing vessel or ship.

5. sailing vessels collectively: The fleet num

More examples(as adjective)

"backs can be sailed."

"ways can be sailed."

"ships can be sailed."

"returns can be sailed."

"parts can be sailed."

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Origin

(sail)