Meaning of YACHT in English

YACHT

[yacht] n [obs. D jaght, fr. MLG jacht, short for jachtschiff, lit., hunting ship] (1557): any of various recreational watercraft: as a: a sailboat used for racing b: a large usu. motor-driven craft used for pleasure cruising

[2]yacht vi (1836): to race or cruise in a yacht

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.