See also: y'awl

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apparently from Low German and Middle Low German jolle, or Dutch jol, possibly ultimately from a Proto-Germanic derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewlos (tube), see also Lithuanian aulas, Norwegian aul, Hittite [script needed] (auli-, tube-shaped organ in the neck), Albanian hollë, Latin alvus.[1]

NounEdit

yawl (plural yawls)

  1. A small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars.
  2. A fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen stepped abaft the rudder post.
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Etymology 2Edit

Imitative.

VerbEdit

yawl (third-person singular simple present yawls, present participle yawling, simple past and past participle yawled)

  1. To cry out; to howl.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 1, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 205

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NounEdit

yawl m (plural yawls)

  1. yawl (type of boat)

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English yawl.

NounEdit

yawl m (genitive singular yawl, plural yawlyn)

  1. yawl