jolly boat

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jolly boat



1. (Nautical Terms) a small boat used as a utility tender for a vessel
2. (Sailing) a small sailing boat used for pleasure
[C18: jolly probably from Danish jolle yawl1]
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jol′ly boat`

a light boat carried at the stern of a sailing vessel.
[1720–30; jolly < Dan jolle yawl]
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Noun1.jolly boat - a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general workjolly boat - a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
yawl - a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
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