sloop

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch sloep. Doublet of chalupa and shallop.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: slo͞op, IPA(key): /sluːp/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːp

Noun[edit]

A sloop

sloop (plural sloops)

  1. (nautical) A single-masted sailboat with only one headsail.
  2. (military) A sailing warship, smaller than a frigate, with its guns all on one deck.
  3. (military) A sloop-of-war, smaller than a frigate, larger than a corvette.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch slope, from Old Dutch *slōpa, from Proto-Germanic *slaupǭ.

Noun[edit]

sloop f or n (plural slopen, diminutive sloopje n)

  1. pillowcase, pillowslip
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Etymology 2[edit]

From slopen.

Noun[edit]

sloop m (uncountable)

  1. demolition

Verb[edit]

sloop

  1. singular past indicative of sluipen
  2. first-person singular present indicative of slopen
  3. imperative of slopen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sloop m (plural sloops)

  1. sloop (boat)

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