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noun as in a ship

noun as in a kitchen

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This raised its bow high enough so that the vessel rode halfway over the chain, at which point everyone immediately raced forward to elevate the galley’s back half, allowing the ship to slide down into open water.

Here is the excerpt he wants you to hear from the new edition of Nudge about revising the galleys — that’s the nearly-final version of a book that authors are allowed to edit before the book is published.

The galley has residential-style fixtures with an aesthetic I’d call “modern luxury condo,” including a stainless-steel stove and oven, microwave, and sink.

I gravitated toward the convenience of the glossy, soft-close overhead cabinets lining the ceiling around the galley and bedroom and the low drawers beneath the sofa and in the office.

I’m also a book critic, and I’ve spotted a trend in the galleys that land on my porch.

I sent his publicist a galley of the book after it was finished.

Unable to change the diaper in the bathroom, I stepped out into the galley, and scanned the area for a flat surface.

Our anti-Sully is a guy who flies on the heels of a coke binge and pours his own cocktails in the galley.

A key clue to this was, he said, from shelves in the galley that were compressed from the bottom up.

And as fast as they could carry a galley of type from the dump, another galley would just materialize there.

He therefore fitted five out of near thirty small prizes to accompany him, and built a galley frigate to land with.

Among the bones a few galley halfpence, and other coins, were found, as also a considerable number of abbey counters or jettons.

The floor was littered with paper and proofs; on the desk a slip of galley proof lay.

Heavy seas washed the deck, and kept out the galley fires, so that warm food had not been procurable.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to galley, such as: dinghy, galleon, rowboat, tender, trireme, and bireme.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.