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Word: pinnace

Definition: small boat


Sentences Containing 'pinnace'

The "Arka Noego" (“Noah's Ark”) was a 16 gun war pinnace that was built for the Polish Navy in 1625.
The Arka Noego was a war pinnace in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy that played an important role in two naval battles of the Polish–Swedish War (1626–1629).

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