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1dialect A native of the county of Wiltshire.
- ‘The legend of the Wiltshire moonrakers is well known.’
- ‘If you're born and bred in the county, you can rightfully claim to be a 'Moonraker'.’
2A small square sail set above a skysail on a sailing ship.
- ‘Any sail unfurled that is higher than the 3rd layer is technically a moonraker.’
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