a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost
A fore and aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen being stepped forward of the rudder post.
an almost obsolete form of vessel, with a mainmast and a mizzenmast, -- usually from one hundred to two hundred and fifty tons burden
a hangman. See Jack Ketch
Origin: [See Catch.]
A ketch is a sailing craft with two masts, both rigged fore-and-aft: a mainmast and a shorter mizzen mast abaft the mainmast but forward of the rudder post.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kech, n. a small two-masted vessel, generally used as a yacht or a bomb-vessel. [Corr. from Turk. qaíq, a boat, whence Fr. caïque.]
The numerical value of ketch in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ketch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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