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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.

Examples Sentences for

Galley

1) 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.
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) 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.
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.