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Yacht club   /jɑt kləb/   Listen
Yacht club

noun
1.
Club that promotes and supports yachting and boating.  Synonym: boat club.






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"Yacht club" Quotes from Famous Books



... to imagine," said Morley, pathetically, "how it desolates me to forego the pleasure. But my friend Carruthers, of the New York Yacht Club, is to pick me up here in ...
— The Trimmed Lamp • O. Henry

... only mollified when the innocent reporter, in a later article, altered the description to, "the Brighton of Ireland." With consummate understanding of human character, he added, remembering the Yacht Club, that perhaps the most accurate description of Pickie would be "the Cowes of Ireland." In this way, the reporter, who subsequently became a member of parliament and made much money, pleased the harmless vanity of the lower, the ...
— The Foolish Lovers • St. John G. Ervine

... novels that counseled a neglected wife to show an interest in another man. Charity was tempted to use Jim Dyckman as a decoy for her own wild duck; but Dyckman had sailed away in his new yacht, on a cruise with his yacht club. ...
— We Can't Have Everything • Rupert Hughes

... for a man of my peculiar build. I am no longer what you would call a young man, Elinor, and I have never learned to turn back and begin all over again with any show of heartiness. They used to say of me in the Yacht Club that if I gained a half-length in a race, I'd hold it if it took the sticks ...
— The Grafters • Francis Lynde



Words linked to "Yacht club" :   order, social club, lodge, gild, society, club, guild



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