Complete Definition of "galley"

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Pronunciation
audio|en-us-galley.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æli|-æli

Etymology
ME. galeie, ultimately from Greek, via Latin galea, of unknown origin.

Noun
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  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 or aircraft; -- 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.

Derived terms
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galleass
galliot
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galley-worm

Translations
trans-top|large vessel for war
Dutch: t|nl|galjoen|n
Finnish: kaleeri
German: Galeere f
Greek: γαλέÏα (galeira) f
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Italian: galera, galea f
Korean: ê°¤ë¦¬ì  (-è¹, gaelli-seon)
Russian: галеÑа (gal'éra) f
Spanish: galera f
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trans-top|cooking room or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel or aircraft
Dutch: kombuis n, scheepskeuken f
Finnish: kapyysi
Greek: κοÏζίνα (koozína) f
Italian: cambusa f
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Russian: камбÑз (kámbuz) m
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trans-top|oblong tray holding type
Japanese: ã²ã© (gera)
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Korean: ê²ë¼ (gera)
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trans-top|proof sheet from type on a galley

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Korean: ê²ë¼ì (gera-swae)
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Chinese: è¹ä¸å»æ¿, è¹ä¸å¨æ¿
ttbc|French: office m

See also
bireme
trireme
quadrireme

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