- a sailing vessel with two or more masts, rigged fore and aft
- prairie schooner
- a large beer glass, usually holding a pint
Origin of schooner; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Scottish dialect, dialectal scun, to skip a flat stone across water
- A fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel having at least two masts, with a foremast that is usually smaller than the other masts.
- A large beer glass, generally holding a pint or more.
- A prairie schooner.
Origin of schoonerOrigin unknown.
the schooner Albatros
- (sailing ship): Variants exist, such as with additional square sails on the fore topmast. Compare ketch and yawl which have a main and a mizzen mast.
- (size of glass): A schooner is one of the larger measures, except in South Australia, where it is smaller. See Beer in Australia: Beer glasses for details.