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The English name, probably given in jest, to a small Portuguese vessel used for inshore and estuary fishing. It had a sharp and very high curved bow, the curve being carried round inboard at the top. Single masted, they spread a very large lateen sail which extended the whole length of the vessel, making it remarkably weatherly.

See also fisheries.

See also fisheries.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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