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yawl, sailing vessel, usually fore-and-aft rigged, with a large mainmast forward. It carries a mainsail and jibs and a much smaller mizzenmast abaft the rudder post. In the United States yawls are in wide use as yachts.

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yawl

yawl ship's boat; small sailing-boat or fishing-boat. XVII (ya(u)le, yall). — (M)LG. jolle or Du. jol; ult. orig. unkn.

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yawl / yôl/ • n. a two-masted fore-and-aft-rigged sailboat with the mizzen boom overhanging the stern.

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