galiot

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galiot (plural galiots)

  1. Alternative spelling of galliot
    • 1998, James Neal Primm, Lion of the Valley: St. Louis, Missouri, 1764-1980, page 67,
      By 1795 five large galleys, each with sails and thirty-two or thirty-four oars, one large and two small cannons, and eight swivel guns; four galiots, each with eight swivel guns; and a gunboat with one cannon were available for duty above New Orleans.
    • 2011, James R. Gibson, Feeding the Russian Fur Trade, page 103,
      Most of the state cargo vessels were outfitted as brigs (two-masted, square-rigged ships carrying 150 to 300 tons) and galiots (two-masted, oblique-rigged ships carrying up to 100 tons).
    • 2011, David S. T. Blackmore, Warfare on the Mediterranean in the Age of Sail: A History, 1571-1866, page 57,
      His opponent Ali Monizindade2 emerged to meet the Christian fleet with about 240 galleys and 65 galiots. Most of the galleys and, of course, all the galiots were smaller and lighter than the Holy League ships.

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