noun. ['ˈgæli'] 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.
Words that Rhyme with Galley
Example sentences of the word galley
1. Noun, singular or mass
Cook your meals in the galley kitchen and enjoy a hot shower in the three-quarter bathroom.
Quotes containing the word galley
1. Arthur: If I asked you where the hell we were, would I regret it?Ford: We're safe.Arthur: Oh good.Ford: We're in a small galley cabin in one of the spaceships of the Vogon Constructor Fleet.Arthur: Ah, this is obviously some strange use of the word safe that I wasn't previously aware of.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2. Pirate Captain Jim"Walk the plank,"says Pirate Jim"But Captain Jim, I cannot swim.""Then you must steer us through the gale.""But Captain Jim, I cannot sail.""Then down with the galley slaves you go.""But Captain Jim, I cannot row.""Then you must be the pirate's clerk.""But Captain Jim, I cannot work.
- Shel Silverstein
noun. ['ˈgæli'] the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner.
noun. ['ˈgæli'] the area for food preparation on a ship.
noun. ['ˈgæli'] (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars.