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noun 
  1. A slick and light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water, having sails but often motor powered. At times used as a residence offshore on a dock.
"Would you like to go sailing on my uncle"s ?"
"You are a true yachtsman! Are you a member of the local club?"
  1. Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.
Etymology: From the Modern jacht, from the jagt, short for jaghtschip, (ship for chasing), from the verb jagen, related to German jagen and Danish jage ('to hunt').


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