1. A penal institution (especially on board a ship).
2. Two-masted vessel square-rigged on both masts.
Two-masted, square-rigged ship.
1. One that hooks
3. A prostitute.
ETYM Prob. corrupted from Turk. qâîq; cf. French caiche. Related to Caďque.
(Irregular plural: ketches).
A two-masted sailing vessel.
Two-masted fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel.