Definition of Barques

1. Noun. (plural of barque) ¹



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Definition of Barques

1. barque [n] - See also: barque

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barques

barouches
barouchet
barouchets
barouchette
barouchettes
barp
barpeople
barperson
barpersons
barpost
barposts
barps
barque
barquentine
barquentines
barques (current term)
barquette
barquette mould
barquettes
barquillite
barra
barra boy
barra boys
barrable
barracan
barracans
barrace
barraces
barrack
barracked

Literary usage of Barques

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1. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America by Charles Washington Baird (1885)
"One of them, Port des of the barques, has disappeared entirely irom the map ... Port des barques, opposite the island of Oleron, was the early home of Elie ..."

2. The Progress of America, from the Discovery by Columbus to the Year 1846 by John Macgregor (1847)
"Total coastwise—ships, 17; barques, 55 ; brigs, 182; schooners, 929. The whole number of arrivals, during the year 1844, was 1620. Of this number there were ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"Your barques are floating on the surface of a sunny sea, fragrant winds fill your sails, and breathe in music over the flashing waters. ..."

4. Geological Report on Monroe County, Michigan by William Hittell Sherzer (1900)
"Point aux barques lighthouse. Figs. 7, 8. ... Head and tall of this form. Upper Cold- water. Point aux barques lighthouse. ..."

5. Interesting Tracts, Relating to the Island of Jamaica, Consisting of Curious by Christopher Columbus, Robert Venables, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Thomas Modyford, of Jamaica Nevil, Earl of Charles Howard Carlisle, Sir Thomas Lynch, Esquire Samuel Long, Knight Philip Howard, Arnold, Earl of Murrough O'Brien Inchiquin, King of England Wil (1800)
"... alfo with their barques ani canoes went clown the river Andriel to the ... where they took about ten fail of pearl barques, having nothing on board them ..."

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