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also gal·li·ot  (găl′ē-ət)
n. Nautical
1. A light, swift galley formerly used in the Mediterranean.
2. A light, flatbottom merchant ship formerly used in Northern Europe.

[Middle English, from Old French, from galee, galie; see galley.]


(ˈɡælɪət) or


1. (Nautical Terms) a small swift galley formerly sailed on the Mediterranean
2. (Nautical Terms) a shallow-draught ketch formerly used along the coasts of Germany and the Netherlands
[C14: from Old French galiote, from Italian galeotta, from Medieval Latin galea galley]


or gal•li•ot

(ˈgæl i ət)

a small galley propelled by sails and oars.
[1325–75; Middle English galiote < Middle French < Medieval Latin galeota, diminutive of galea galley]
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Messire Galiot de Genoilhac, chevalier, seigneur de Brussac, master of the king's artillery
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122) On September 7, 1527, in a long letter to Noel Galiot, Farel also affirmed a delayed baptism, albeit without demanding that infant baptism be eliminated.
Below the poem another hand has written: "vers moraulx, Gilles Corrozet fo 45, Galiot Corrozet".
Mr Hopley said the Crown's case was based on the evidence of an officer who was part of the Galiot team.
For hunting and migration west of the Mississippi see "Log of His Majesty's Galiot, La Fleche, 93 January 1793," in Lawrence Kinnaird, ed.
1) Papillon's work was absent from the first edition of the Opuscules, published in 1544 by Galiot du Pre, a fact that perhaps signals its rather different tone from the texts that surround it in the collection: most notably, Antoine Heroet's La Parfaicte Amye and Bertrand de la Borderie's L'Amye de Court.
Invitation to tender: service maintenance program galiot and gregor cpv: 72250000-2 (system services and support services) to the technical description and quantity of the cost estimate of the tender documents (annex 4 and appendix 5).
More than 200 police officers were involved in raids codenamed Operation Galiot which followed months of planning and intelligence work during which officers went undercover posing as heroin addicts.
Operation Galiot was aimed at arresting people rather than seizing drugs.