Meaning of YACHT in English

YACHT

n.

Pronunciation: ' yät

Function: 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 : a sailboat used for racing b : a large usually motor-driven craft used for pleasure cruising

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