Carack

Car"ack

(?), n. [F. caraque (cf. Sp. & Pg. carraca, It. caracca.), LL. carraca, fr. L. carrus wagon; or perh. fr. Ar. qorqr (pl. qarqir) a carack.] (Naut.) A kind of large ship formerly used by the Spaniards and Portuguese in the East India trade; a galleon.
[Spelt also carrack.]

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The bigger whale like some huge carrack lay.
Waller.
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