Yacht (noun)

  1. A large, expensive sailboat or motorboat, used for pleasure or racing.
  2. A ship or boat used by the British royal family.

Origin:

The word "yacht" comes from the dutch word "jacht" which means "hunt" and was originally used to describe a light, fast ship used for chasing and capturing other ships.

Examples:

  1. He spent the summer cruising on his yacht in the Mediterranean.
  2. The yacht race was won by a team from Australia.
  3. The Queen's yacht was moored in the harbor.
  4. They chartered a yacht for their honeymoon.
  5. The yacht club hosted a regatta for the members.
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