galley galley  /ˈɡæ li/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
  2. (n) (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
  3. (n) the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner
  4. (n) the area for food preparation on a ship

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The airtight, watertight van is divided into a lounge, a galley and an area for sleeping and bathing.

News

  1. Fire damages tugboat in Norfolk shipyard

    NORFOLK A tugboat in dry dock was damaged this morning by a fire that was sparked when workers cut a hole in the deck of the galley. Firefighters were called to the scene about 1 a.m. at Colonna’s Shipyard at 400 E. Indian River Road, said Capt. Mike Hicks, Norfolk Fire-Rescue spokesman.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

  2. Fire forces flight from L.A. to NYC to divert to McCarran

    A Los Angeles to New York flight was diverted to McCarran International Airport this morning after the crew reported a fire in the galley.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: News 3 Las Vegas

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Quotes

  1. "It was an occasion where it paid to be British," Anderson said, noting that the book was published in the UK six months earlier than in the US. "We got wind of it when it was in galley form before the UK release. We think it has the...
    on Jul 29, 2009 By: Paul WS Anderson Source: Reuters

  2. "I was so sick, I was literally lying in the bait pan, hating life, throwing up," Harris said in his sandpapery voice. "I walked up to the galley table holding on for dear life, thinking 'Dear God, shoot me now.' The captain chuckled at me,...
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Phil Harris Source: Anchorage Daily News (registration)

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