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gal·ley

 (găl′ē)
n. pl. gal·leys
1. Nautical
a. A large, usually single-decked medieval ship of shallow draft, propelled by sails and oars and used as a merchant ship or warship in the Mediterranean.
b. An ancient Mediterranean seagoing vessel propelled by oars.
c. A large rowboat formerly used by British customs officers.
2. The kitchen of an airliner, ship, or camper.
3.
a. A long, usually metal tray, used for assembling lines of printers' type in composing proofs and pages.
b. A proof made with printer's type before page composition to allow for the detection and correction of errors.

[Middle English galei, from Old French galie, from Old Provençal or Catalan galea, from Medieval Greek, probably variant of Greek galeos, shark, perhaps from galeē, weasel.]

galley

(ˈɡælɪ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) any of various kinds of ship propelled by oars or sails used in ancient or medieval times as a warship or as a trader
2. (Nautical Terms) the kitchen of a ship, boat, or aircraft
3. (Nautical Terms) any of various long rowing boats
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. (in hot-metal composition) a tray open at one end for holding composed type
b. short for galley proof
[C13: from Old French galie, from Medieval Latin galea, from Greek galaia, of unknown origin; the sense development apparently is due to the association of a galley or slave ship with a ship's kitchen and hence with a hot furnace, trough, printer's tray, etc]

gal•ley

(ˈgæl i)

n., pl. -leys.
1.
a. the kitchen area of a ship, plane, or camper.
b. any small narrow kitchen.
2.
a. a seagoing vessel propelled mainly by oars, used in ancient and medieval times, sometimes with the aid of sails.
b. a long rowboat, as one used as a ship's boat by a warship or one used for dragging a seine.
3.
a. a long narrow tray, usu. of metal, for holding type that has been set.
[1250–1300; < Old French galee, galie, perhaps < Old Provençal galea < Late Greek galéa, galaía]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galley - a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prowgalley - 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
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
2.galley - (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
trireme - ancient Greek or Roman galley or warship having three tiers of oars on each side
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
3.galley - the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner
airliner - a commercial airplane that carries passengers
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
4.galley - the area for food preparation on a ship
cuddy - the galley or pantry of a small ship
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight

galley

noun kitchen, kitchenette, cookhouse The bo'sun was in the ship's galley brewing coffee.
Translations
قادِس، سَفينَه شِراعِيَّهمَطْبَخ السَّفينَه
galéralodní kuchyně
galejkabys
kaleerikapyysi
hajókonyha
eldhús um borî í skipigaleiîa
galerakambuzaslaivo virtuvė
galerakambīze
galéralodná kuchyňa
gemi mutfağıkadırga

galley

[ˈgælɪ]
A. N
1. (= ship) → galera f
2. (= ship's kitchen) → cocina f, fogón m
3. (Typ) → galerada f, galera f
B. CPD galley proof N (Typ) → galerada f
galley slave Ngaleote m

galley

[ˈgæli] n
(= ship's kitchen) → coquerie f
(= ship) → galère f
(also galley proof) → placard mgalley kitchen ncuisine f en longgalley slave ngalérien m

galley

n
(Naut: = ship) → Galeere f; (= kitchen)Kombüse f
(Typ, = tray) → (Setz)schiff nt; (also galley proof)Fahne f, → Fahnenabzug m

galley

[ˈgælɪ] n (ship) → galea; (ship's kitchen) → cambusa

galley

(ˈgӕli) noun
1. in former times, a long low ship with one deck, moved by oars (and often sails).
2. a ship's kitchen.