- A vessel propelled by oars, whether having masts and sails or not
- A large vessel for war and national purposes; -- common in the Middle Ages, and down to the 17th century.
- A name given by analogy to the Greek, Roman, and other ancient vessels propelled by oars.
- A light, open boat used on the Thames by customhouse officers, press gangs, and also for pleasure.
- One of the small boats carried by a man-of-war.
- The cookroom or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel or aircraft; -- sometimes on merchant vessels called the caboose.
- An oblong oven or muffle with a battery of retorts; a gallery furnace.
- An oblong tray of wood or brass, with upright sides, for holding type which has been set, or is to be made up, etc.
- A proof sheet taken from type while on a galley; a galley proof.
Etymology: galeie, ultimately from Greek, via Latin galea, of unknown origin.
- Dutch: kombuis , scheepskeuken
- German: Galeere
- Italian: cambusa
- Spanish: galera
(trans-top, cooking room or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel or aircraft)
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