shallop

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noun shal·lop \ˈsha-ləp\

Definition of shallop

  1. 1 :  a usually 2-masted ship with lugsails

  2. 2 :  a small open boat propelled by oars or sails and used chiefly in shallow waters

Origin and Etymology of shallop

Medieval French chaloupe


First Known Use: circa 1578

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