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See also: y'awl
Apparently from Low German and Middle Low German jolle, or Dutch jol, possibly ultimately from a Proto-Germanic derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewlos (“tube”), see also Lithuanian aulas, Norwegian aul, Hittite [script needed] (auli-, “tube-shaped organ in the neck”), Albanian hollë, Latin alvus.
yawl (plural yawls)
- A small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars.
- A fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen stepped abaft the rudder post.
- 1899 February, Joseph Conrad, “The Heart of Darkness”, in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, volume CLXV, number M, New York, N.Y.: The Leonard Scott Publishing Company, […], →OCLC, part I, page 193:
- The “Nellie,” a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest.
yawl (third-person singular simple present yawls, present participle yawling, simple past and past participle yawled)
- To cry out; to howl.
- ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 1, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 205
yawl m (plural yawls)
- yawl (type of boat)
- “yawl”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
yawl m (genitive singular yawl, plural yawlyn)
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