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Caravel meaning

Caravel - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A name given to several kinds of vessels.
  2. 2. A Portuguese vessel of 100 or 150 tons burden.
  3. 3. A small fishing boat used on the French coast.
  4. 4. A Turkish man- of- war.

Caravel - examples of usage

  1. Bartholomew, who was at another part of the coast collecting tribute, had sent a caravel laden with cotton to Isabella, and well- meaning James had her drawn up on the beach. - "Christopher Columbus, Volume 6 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative", Filson Young.
  2. Guerra, who has the money, also has a brother Christoval; and his conditions are that Christoval shall be given the command of the caravel. - "Christopher Columbus, Volume 6 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative", Filson Young.
  3. Every caravel that came from the New World brought two things. - "Christopher Columbus, Volume 6 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative", Filson Young.
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