Definition of Polacre

1. n. Same as Polacca, 1.



Definition of Polacre

1. Noun. (nautical obsolete) A three masted merchant ship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polacre

1. a polonaise [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polacre

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

Literary usage of Polacre

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1. The South-west by Joseph Holt Ingraham (1835)
"... A southern winter—A farewell to the North and a welcome to the South—The close of the voyage—Balize—Fleet—"West Indiaman —Portuguese polacre—Land ho! ..."

2. Trial of Queen Caroline by Caroline (1874)
"on board the polacre, I cannot withdraw myself from what appears to me to be my imperative duty, namely, to express my firm belief that an adulterous ..."

3. The History of Our Navy: From Its Origin to the End of the War with Spain by John Randolph Spears (1898)
"... ENTERPRISE AND THE TREACHEROUS CREW OF THE polacre TRIPOLI— SLAUGHTER OF THE PIRATES — TRIPOLI BLOCKADED—GROUNDING AND LOSS OF THE PHILADELPHIA. ..."

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