Moby-Dick: Barques


  1. A small vessel propelled by sails or oars
  2. A sailing ship with three or more masts

The word barques appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 7 > Sentence 6:

It is quite as much as I can do to take care of myself, without taking care of ships, barques, brigs, schooners, and what not.

Concordance for the word barques from Moby-Dick.

Herman Melville
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