galiot


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galiot \Gal"i*ot\, n. [OE. galiote, F. galiote. See Galley.]
   (Naut.)
   (a) A small galley, formerly used in the Mediterranean, built
       mainly for speed. It was moved both by sails and oars,
       having one mast, and sixteen or twenty seats for rowers.
   (b) A strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a
       mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail.
       [1913 Webster]
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