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Galley

noun

1) A vessel propelled by oars, whether having masts and sails or not

2) A large vessel for war and national purposes; -- common in the Middle Ages, and down to the 17th century.

3) A name given by analogy to the Greek, Roman, and other ancient vessels propelled by oars.

4) A light, open boat used on the Thames by customhouse officers, press gangs, and also for pleasure.

5) One of the small boats carried by a man-of-war.

6) The cookroom or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel; -- sometimes on merchant vessels called the caboose.

7) An oblong oven or muffle with a battery of retorts; a gallery furnace.

8) An oblong tray of wood or brass, with upright sides, for holding type which has been set, or is to be made up, etc.

9) A proof sheet taken from type while on a galley; a galley proof.

Example Sentences for

Galley

1) When well out of sight of Calais, he will send the Galley to a little creek he and I know of, just beyond Gris Nez.
2) When well out of sight of Calais, he will send the Galley to a little creek he and I know of, just beyond Gris Nez.
3) The Galley lay in wait: in answer to a signal from Sir Percy, she drew near, and two sturdy British sailors had the honour of carrying my lady into the boat.
4) The Galley lay in wait: in answer to a signal from Sir Percy, she drew near, and two sturdy British sailors had the honour of carrying my lady into the boat.