galleyman

noun

gal·​ley·​man
plural galleymen
1
: one who rows, works, or carries on trade in a galley
2
: a utility man on a ship

Word History

Etymology

Middle English galay man, from galay, galeie galley + man

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“Galleyman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galleyman. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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