Galway hooker

noun

Definition of Galway hooker

: a small Irish coasting cutter-rigged boat

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History and Etymology for Galway hooker

from Galway, seaport in Ireland

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“Galway hooker.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galway%20hooker. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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