You Might Like

Xebec

- Noun

A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs.


More related articles

  • Xebec

    A xebec (/ˈziːbɛk/ or /zɪˈbɛk/ ), also spelled zebec, was a Mediterranean sailing ship that was used mostly for trading. Xebecs had a long overhanging bowsprit and aft-set mizzen mast. The term can also refer to a small, fast vessel of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, used almost exclusively in the Mediterranean Sea.

  • XEBEC (studio)

  • Xebec (horse)

    Xebec is a racing horse owned by Francois Vincent Fabre. She was bred by Horse Breeding Company and sired by Mizzen Mast with Xinji as the dam.

  • Xebec (studio)

    Xebec (studio)

    Xebec, Inc. (Japanese: 株式会社ジーベック, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Jībekku) was a company that specialised in the production of anime. They have worked on many popular series such as Martian Successor Nadesico , Shaman King , Zoids , Mega Man NT Warrior , and To Love Ru . Their sound effects department uses sound effects similar to those distinctly identified with Sunrise and other Japanese animation studios.

  • Burgess House (Sebec, Maine)

    The Burgess House is a historic house on Burgess Road, just east of Austin Road in Sebec, Maine, United States. The oldest portion of this wood frame house dates to about 1816, and was built by Ichabod Young, who erected the first fulling mill in Piscataquis County. The house is most remarkable for its high-quality interior woodwork, and for the artwork on the walls of several of its rooms, which includes paintings by Rufus Porter and stencilwork by Moses Eaton, Jr., two noted itinerant artists of the early-to-mid 19th century. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

  • Xelec, Ujar

  • Xelec, Qubadli

  • Xelec, Nakhchivan

You Might Like