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Meaning of yawl

yawl

Pronunciation: (yôl), [key]
— n.
  1. a ship's small boat, rowed by a crew of four or six.
  2. a two-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel having a large mainmast and a smaller jiggermast or mizzenmast stepped abaft the sternpost. Cf.

yawl

Pronunciation: (yôl), [key]
— n., v.i., v.t. Brit. Dial.
  1. yowl; howl.
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