galleyman

noun
gal·​ley·​man
plural galleymen

Definition of galleyman

1 : one who rows, works, or carries on trade in a galley
2 : a utility man on a ship

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History and Etymology for galleyman

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 24 Jul. 2021.

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