Definitions for galleyˈgæl i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the kitchen area of a ship, plane, or camper. any small narrow kitchen.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a seagoing vessel propelled mainly by oars, used in ancient and medieval times, sometimes with the aid of sails. a long rowboat, as one used as a ship's boat by a warship or one used for dragging a seine.
Category: Nautical, Navy
a long narrow tray, usu. of metal, for holding type that has been set.
Ref: galley proof.
Origin of galley:
1250–1300; < OF galee, galie, perh. < OPr galea < LGk galéa, galaía
a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
(classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner
galley, ship's galley, caboose, cookhouse(noun)
the area for food preparation on a ship
A long, slender ship propelled primarily by oars, whether having masts and sails or not; usually referring to rowed warships used in the Mediterranean from the 16th century until the modern era.
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.
Origin: First coined 1300, from galeie, from galea, from Medieval γαλέα of unknown origin, probably from Ancient Greek γαλέη, a kind of a small fish, from γαλεός
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; -- 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
Translations for galley
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in former times, a long low ship with one deck, moved by oars (and often sails).
- قادِس، سَفينَه شِراعِيَّهArabic
- galeraPortuguese (BR)
- die GaleereGerman
- אֳנִייַת מְשׁוֹטִיםHebrew
- लम्बी नाव जो लग्गियों से खेई जाती हैHindi
- galea, galeraItalian
- 갤리선: 고대 로마, 중세에 주로 지중해에서 쓰던 대형의 배Korean
- يو ډول پخوانى بېړۍPashto
- (古希臘羅馬時代的)低舷大帆船Chinese (Trad.)
- چپّوؤں کی مدد سے چلائی جانے والی لمبی ، چپٹی ، ایک عرشے کی کشتیUrdu
- thuyền cổ Ga-lêVietnamese
- 单层甲板大帆船，大型划船Chinese (Simp.)
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