caïque: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kä-ēk'), [key]
— n.
  1. a single-masted sailing vessel used on the eastern Mediterranean Sea, having a sprit mainsail, a square topsail, and two or more other sails.
  2. a long, narrow rowboat used on the Bosporus.
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