One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
in combination (of a boat or ship) having a sail or sails of a specified kind.‘a small-sailed fishing boat’‘a full-sailed schooner’
- ‘The port was home to the yellow-sailed vessels of the slave lords.’
- ‘It provides a fun exercise and perhaps provides inspiration as we imagine tall-sailed robotic vessels silently cruising the lakes of Titan.’
- ‘The waves were dotted with white-sailed boats.’
- ‘Behind the black-sailed boat, a green bamboo raft skimmed atop the glimmering water some 40 yards away.’
- ‘It will be nice to see more cotton-sailed boats.’
- ‘He saw a large double-sailed iceboat with a sinister-looking dark purple flag bearing down upon him.’
- ‘Ahead of them they spotted a yellow-and-blue-sailed boat with a blue hull.’
- ‘The man pointed at a large triple-decked and triple-sailed frigate sitting in anchor in the shallows.’
- ‘A scramble to the top of the mound gave a good view of merry little red-sailed dinghiess tacking this way and that.’
- ‘A small nylon-sailed yacht passes us going out to sea.’
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