spanker

All Noun
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  • "You set your spanker-beam down there now, and keep still!" she said. Cited from Vesty of the Basins, by Sarah P. McLean Greene
  • However, they got a horse in, and off went Mrs. Spanker to give the alarm. Cited from Such is Life, by Tom Collins
  • Most likely Spanker thought of this when he sent Ward. Cited from Such is Life, by Tom Collins
  • I was the last to go below, doing so just as the watch on deck was furling the spanker. Cited from Stories of Ships and the Sea, by Jack London
  • So Spanker says; and he was there at the time. Cited from Such is Life, by Tom Collins
  • During this voyage she lost her mizzen and spanker in a storm.
  • These top-sails, spanker, and jib, make a show that says more for bottom than for speed. Cited from The Water-Witch, or, The Skimmer of the Seas, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Spanker, in riding home full gallop the preceding day, had been thrown from her horse by an old woman. Cited from Tales And Novels, Volume 1, by Maria Edgeworth
  • She luffed at the same moment, and we just passed one another; our spanker boom grazing over her quarter. Cited from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana
  • But this was too much after sail; and order was given to furl the spanker. Cited from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana
  • Wind boys and a spanker, Racing due south. Cited from A Celtic Psaltery, by Alfred Perceval Graves
  • Wind, boys, and a spanker Racing due south! Cited from A Celtic Psaltery, by Alfred Perceval Graves
  • "And, some of you, come aft here to set the spanker!" Cited from Afloat at Last, by John Conroy Hutcheson
  • Child also testified at trial and in her interview that he "spanker her butt."
  • The spanker had been hauled out previously, to help the ship in tacking. Cited from Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Near the top of the lane he passed the leaders and wore down front runner Dolly Spanker.
  • Her overall length including her -long jibboom and her protruding spanker boom was, on deck.
  • After Spanker confesses that he committed the crimes due to TV ratings pressure, he makes his escape.
  • Now we took the other boat, the only one left, and lashed it upright to the spanker-stays. Cited from Mystic Isles of the South Seas, by Fredrick O'Brien
  • Hit me over the 'ed with her boar-spear, a spanker, she did, like a shot. Cited from Punch Among the Planets, Christmas Number 1890, Ed. by Francis Burnand
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Meaning of spanker

  • noun A fore-and-aft sail set on the aftermost lower mast (usually the mizzenmast) of a vessel