yole

noun

ˈyōl
plural -s
: a usually open sailing boat of the Shetland and Orkney islands smaller than a fifie and with usually one raked mast

Word History

Etymology

alteration of yawl

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“Yole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yole. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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