Gal"i*ot (?), n. [OE. galiote, F. galiote. See Galley.] Naut. (a)

A small galley, formerly used in the Mediterranean, built mainly for speed. It was moved both by sails and oars, having one mast, and sixteen or twenty seats for rowers.

(b)

A strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail.

 

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