Hull vs Windjammer - What's the difference?

hull | windjammer |


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.

hull

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • The outer covering of a fruit or seed
  • Synonyms
    * (outer covering of fruit or seed ): husk, shell
    Derived terms
    * ahull * monohull * multihull * twinhull * tank hull * hull-down

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed.
  • She sat on the back porch hulling peanuts.
    Synonyms
    * (to remove hull of a fruit or seed ): peel, husk, shell, shuck

    Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane
  • * Dryden
  • Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete, intransitive, nautical) To drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled
  • *, II.1:
  • *: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.
  • ----

    windjammer

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia windjammer) (en noun)
  • (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)