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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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schoonerschoo‧ner /ˈskuːnə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  TTWa fast sailing ship with two sails
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schoonerWilliam was given command of a schooner and spent the next 6 years trading on Lake Erie.Windjammer Barefoot Cruises lets you take the wheel on a schooner once owned by Aristotle Onassis.You could buy a glass of beer for 5 cents, or a schooner for a dime at the Reno.A schooner of sherry will help you feel merry.Foaming schooners, free lunch, fish fry Fridays, poker in the back room, arguments settled in the alley.For weeks before Obon, each community builds its own large model of a sailing schooner.My room was on the landward side of Chapuis, so in any case I could not have watched the schooner depart.
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