Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Search result for definition: Galleon
Galleon: A square-rigged, three- or four-masted sailing ship in use from the 16th to the 18th century, particularly by the Spanish and Portuguese but also by most other European nations.

image of galleon model

Examples of a galleon

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