Galley

Definition of Galley

Gal´ley
n.1.(Naut.) A vessel propelled by oars, whether having masts and sails or not
2.The cookroom or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel; - sometimes on merchant vessels called the caboose.
3.(Chem.) An oblong oven or muffle with a battery of retorts; a gallery furnace.
4.(Print.) An oblong tray of wood or brass, with upright sides, for holding type which has been set, or is to be made up, etc.
Galley slave
a person condemned, often as a punishment for crime, to work at the oar on board a galley.
Galley slice
(Print.) a sliding false bottom to a large galley.
- Macaulay.

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