Meaning of YACHT in English

YACHT

I. noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch jaght, from Middle Low German jacht, short for jachtschip, literally, hunting ship Date: 1557 any of various recreational watercraft: as, a sailboat used for racing, a large usually motor-driven craft used for pleasure cruising, II. intransitive verb Date: 1836 to race or cruise in a ~

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