Galliot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Galliot See Galiot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n galliot See galiot.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Galliot gal′i-ot a small galley: an old Dutch cargo-boat, also a bomb-ketch.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. galiote—Low L. galea, galley.

Usage

In literature:

Down stream slowly drifted a long string of galliots piled with crimson cheeses.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
Consequently, when our galleons arrived with the galliots, the sea was already cleared of the enemy.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXII, 1625-29" by Various
Four galliots have come from Yndia with flour and a certain quantity of saltpetre, of which we were in great need.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIII, 1629-30" by Various
I am also having some galliots and fragatas built, so that I may be supplied with vessels for both present and future emergencies.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, Volume V., 1582-1583" by Various
The galliot was laden with sweet oil, and was also no despicable prize.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The crew told us when the galliot came back with a new captain.
"The Poacher" by Frederick Marryat
D'ye mean the one lyin' to wind'ard o' that cliff shaped like the side of a Dutch galliot?
"The Crew of the Water Wagtail" by R.M. Ballantyne
The galliot looks much the same, whether you regard her from stem or from stern, both being almost equally rounded.
"Man on the Ocean" by R.M. Ballantyne
At the same time, I directed the helmsman to luff the galliot close into the wind's eye.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
This vessel was a new galliot, of about 300 tons.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In poetry:

A hundred leagues from Manilla town,
The San Gregorio's helm came down;
Round she went on her heel, and not
A cable's length from a galliot
That rocked on the waters just abreast
Of the galleon's course, which was west-sou'-west.
"The Lost Galleon" by Francis Bret Harte