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sloop / sloōp/ • n. a one-masted sailboat with a fore-and-aft mainsail and a jib. ∎  (also sloop of war) hist. a small square-rigged sailing warship with two or three masts. ∎ hist. a small antisubmarine warship used for convoy escort in World War II.

sloop

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sloop XVII (slup). — Du. sloep, †sloepe; of unkn. orig.