1A sailing ship, typically with three masts, in which the foremast and mainmast are square-rigged and the mizzenmast is rigged fore-and-aft.
- 1.1literary A boat.boat, sailing boat, ship, yacht, craft, watercraft
- 1.1literary A boat.
Middle English from Old French, probably from Provençal barca, from late Latin barca ‘ship's boat’.
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