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yawl

yawl

 
pronunciation:
yawl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a two-masted sailing ship having a large mainmast on the foredeck and a smaller mizzenmast behind the rudderpost. (Cf. ketch.)
definition 2: a ship's small boat manned by oarsmen, esp. used to transport the sailors from ship to shore and back again.
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