Definition of yawl noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    yawl

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//jɔːl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//jɔːl//
     
    Boating
     
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  1. 1a type of boat with sails See related entries: Boating
  2. 2a rowing boat carried on a ship See related entries: Boating
  3. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Middle Low German jolle or Dutch jol, of unknown origin.
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