Nautical. any of various types of sailing vessel having a foremast and mainmast, with or without other masts, and having fore-and-aft sails on all lower masts. See also ketch, topsail schooner, yawl1 (def 2).
a very tall glass, as for beer.
a sailing vessel with at least two masts, with all lower sails rigged fore-and-aft, and with the main mast stepped aft