Definition

A three-masted sailing vessel, with foremast and main mast square-rigged and the mizzenmast fore-and-aft rigged. Each of the square-rigged mast carry several vertically arrayed sails (e.g., mainsail, topsail, gallant/top/sky)

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3-masted sailing vessel, often, as here, with mizzen/aft mast carrying fore and aft sail(s)
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Barquentine

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