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Flying Dutchman

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Noun

1. flying dutchman

the captain of a phantom ship (the Flying Dutchman) who was condemned to sail against the wind until Judgment Day

2. flying dutchman

a phantom ship that is said to appear in storms near the Cape of Good Hope

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Flying Dutchman

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noun
1. legend
a. 
a phantom ship sighted in bad weather, esp off the Cape of Good Hope
b. 
the captain of this ship
2. 
a type of dinghy, designed to be crewed by two people

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Flying Dutchman

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1. 
a fabled Dutch sailor condemned to sail the seas off the Cape of Good Hope until Judgment Day
2. 
his ghostly ship, considered a bad omen by sailors who think they see it

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Flying Dutchman

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n.
1. A spectral ship said to appear in storms near the Cape of Good Hope.
2. The captain of this ship, a legendary Dutch mariner condemned to sail against the wind until Judgment Day.

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