As nouns the difference between hull and windjammer
is that hull
is the outer covering of a fruit or seed or hull
can be the body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane while windjammer
is (us|slang|dated) a bugler.
As a verb hull
is to remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed or hull
can be (obsolete|intransitive|nautical) to drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled.
The outer covering of a fruit or seed
* (outer covering of fruit or seed ): husk, shell
* tank hull
To remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed.
- She sat on the back porch hulling peanuts.
* (to remove hull of a fruit or seed ): peel, husk, shell, shuck
Origin uncertain; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.
The body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane
- Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.
(obsolete, intransitive, nautical) To drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled
*:We goe not, but we are carried: as things that flote, now gliding gently, now hulling violently, according as the water is, either stormy or calme.
To hit (a ship) in the hull with cannon fire etc.
(US, slang, dated) a bugler
(nautical) a large iron-hulled square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts
(US, slang) a windbag, a loquacious person
a weatherproof jacket (windcheater)