topmost sail of a ship, above the skyscraper

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  • Moonraker —    1) Film d aventures de Lewis Gilbert, avec Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michaël Lonsdale.   Pays: États Unis et Grande Bretagne   Date de sortie: 1979   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 2 h 06    Résumé    La race humaine est en danger! De parachute… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

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  • moonraker — (n.) in England, a name traditionally given to Wiltshire people, attested from 1787, is from the stock joke about fools who mistook the reflection of the moon in a pond for a cheese and tried to rake it out. But as told in Wiltshire, the men were …   Etymology dictionary

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  • moonraker — /moohn ray keuhr/, n. 1. Also called moonsail /moohn seuhl, sayl /. Naut. a light square sail set above a skysail. 2. a simpleton. [1780 90; MOON + RAKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • moonraker — noun /ˈmuːn.ɹeɪ.kə/lang=en/ˈmuːn.ɹeɪ.kɚ/lang=en a) Someone from Wiltshire. (After a story in which some Wiltshire peasants, seeing the reflection of the moon in a pool, tried to rake it out.) b) A small, light sail located high on a mast (above… …   Wiktionary

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