Archaic Definition of the Week – Hooker

ADOTWhooker (Fr. houcre, Sp. urca): a Dutch vessel of fifty to 300 tons, single- or double-masted, with a fluyt-shaped hull. Sometimes referred to a three-mast vessel.

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