Galley - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡæli|  American pronunciation of the word galley
Brit.  |ˈɡali|  British pronunciation of the word galley

noun

- 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
- (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
- the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner
- the area for food preparation on a ship (syn: caboose, cookhouse)

Examples

The fire extinguishers are stored in the galley.

Word forms

noun
singular: galley
plural: galleys
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