What is another word for galley?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈalɪ] (IPA)

A galley can refer to a kitchen on a vessel or a long, narrow ship used in ancient warfare. Synonyms for the kitchen meaning of galley include the ship's kitchen, mess hall, cook room, or scullery. As for the ship meaning of galley, substitutes include Greek trireme, Roman quinquereme, or Viking longship. Other phrases that can denote this type of vessel include oared warship, naval barge, or rowing ship. Whilst similar, each of these words captures a slightly different aspect of a galley, which is why it is important to consider context when choosing the right synonym.

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Usage examples for Galley

When any great sea-king perished, he was enclosed in the cabin of his galley, and either sunk in the ocean or buried with his vessel and all of its war-like appointments upon the nearest suitable spot of land.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
He looked into the galley and found no one there.
William McFee
He blew his whistle, and the bosun, who had his head in the galley door talking to the watchman, withdrew it and called out: "What's the matter?"
William McFee

Famous quotes with Galley

  • Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one.
    Bernard Cornwell
  • There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!
    Saint Francis de Sales
  • I am a galley slave to pen and ink.
    Honore' de Balzac
  • There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love -- every man works his oar voluntarily!
    Francis de Sales
  • Yet look again — His horn is free, Rising above chain, fence, and tree, Free hymn of love; His horn Bursts from his tranquil brow Like a comet born; Cleaves like a galley's prow Into seas untorn; Springs like a lily, white From the Earth below; Spirals, a bird in flight To a longed-for height; Or a fountain bright, Spurting to light Of early morn — O luminous horn!
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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