Definition of Polacca

1. n. A vessel with two or three masts, used in the Mediterranean. The masts are usually of one piece, and without tops, caps, or crosstrees.



Definition of Polacca

1. a three-masted sailing vessel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polacca

pokie machines
pokier
pokies
pokiest
pokily
pokiness
pokinesses
poking
poking borack
poking borax
poking fun
pokrovskite
poky
pol
pol gene
polacca (current term)
polaccas
polack
polacre
polacres
poland syndrome
polane
polar
polar amino acid
polar anaemia
polar antonym
polar bear
polar bear dip
polar bears
polar body

Literary usage of Polacca

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1. Letters on South America: Comprising Travels on the Banks of the Paraná and by John Parish Robertson, William Parish Robertson (1843)
"Don Agustin Saenz, Captain of the polacca—His Dainties—An Arrival—The Family ... made special mention of Don Agustin Saenz, who commanded the polacca Flo- ..."

2. Godfrey Weber's General Music Teacher: Adapted to Self-instruction, Both for by Gottfried Weber (1841)
"polacca is an Italian name for a Polish national dance. ... As a piece of dancing music, the polacca is always a melody in $ meas-j ure, ..."

3. The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review by Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1825)
"Rondo alia polacca on Amor possente Nome, for the Piano Forte, with Accompaniments (ad lib) for the Flute; by Camille Pleyel. London. R. Cocks and Co. ..."

4. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1875)
"... Jaffa—Enters Jerusalem—Her reception by the Capuchin Friars—Institutes a new order of chivalry—Life on board the polacca— The Princess and Countess Oldi ..."

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