yawl

Primary Meanings of yawl

1.
n
a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
2.
v
emit long loud cries
Full Definitions of yawl
1

n a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)

Types:
jolly, jolly boat
a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
Type of:
small boat
a boat that is small

n a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost

Synonyms:
dandy
Type of:
sailing ship, sailing vessel
a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
2

v emit long loud cries

Synonyms:
howl, roar, ululate, wail, yaup
Types:
squall, waul, wawl
make high-pitched, whiney noises
Type of:
call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell
utter a sudden loud cry

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