Slang meaning of bully

bully means: a large boat with gaff sails

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bully means: a large boat with gaff sails

Slang definition of bully

bully means: a large boat with gaff sails

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Pungy (n.): A small sloop or shallop, or a large boat with sails.

Dahabeah (n.): A Nile boat constructed on the model of a floating house, having large lateen sails.

Gaff (v. t.): To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon.

Sailboat (n.): A boat propelled by a sail or sails.

Rowboat (n.): A boat designed to be propelled by oars instead of sails.

Boat (n.): Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.

Gaff-topsail (n.): A small triangular sail having its foot extended upon the gaff and its luff upon the topmast.

Boat (n.): A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.

Galiot (n.): A strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail.

Fan (n.): A small vane or sail, used to keep the large sails of a smock windmill always in the direction of the wind.

Dugout (n.): A canoe or boat dug out from a large log.

Barge (n.): A large boat used by flag officers.

Boat bug (): An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; -- so called from swimming on its back, which gives it the appearance of a little boat. Called also boat fly, boat insect, boatman, and water boatman.

Large (superl.): Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a large horse; a large house or room; a large lake or pool; a large jug or spoon; a large vineyard; a large army; a large city.

Scow (n.): A large flat-bottomed boat, having broad, square ends.

Rigging (n.): DRess; tackle; especially (Naut.), the ropes, chains, etc., that support the masts and spars of a vessel, and serve as purchases for adjusting the sails, etc. See Illustr. of Ship and Sails.

Budgerow (n.): A large and commodious, but generally cumbrous and sluggish boat, used for journeys on the Ganges.

Mast (n.): A pole, or long, strong, round piece of timber, or spar, set upright in a boat or vessel, to sustain the sails, yards, rigging, etc. A mast may also consist of several pieces of timber united by iron bands, or of a hollow pillar of iron or steel.

Xebec (n.): A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs.

Yet (n.): Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.

Boat-tail (n.): A large grackle or blackbird (Quiscalus major), found in the Southern United States.

Patela (n.): A large flat-bottomed trading boat peculiar to the river Ganges; -- called also puteli.

Lighter (n.): A large boat or barge, mainly used in unloading or loading vessels which can not reach the wharves at the place of shipment or delivery.

Boat (v. t.): To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.

Boat (v. t.): To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.

Square-rigged (a.): Having the sails extended upon yards suspended horizontally by the middle, as distinguished from fore-and-aft sails; thus, a ship and a brig are square-rigged vessels.

Sloop (n.): A vessel having one mast and fore-and-aft rig, consisting of a boom-and-gaff mainsail, jibs, staysail, and gaff topsail. The typical sloop has a fixed bowsprit, topmast, and standing rigging, while those of a cutter are capable of being readily shifted. The sloop usually carries a centerboard, and depends for stability upon breadth of beam rather than depth of keel. The two types have rapidly approximated since 1880. One radical distinction is that a slop may carry a centerboard. See Cutter, and Illustration in Appendix.

Bateau (n.): A boat; esp. a flat-bottomed, clumsy boat used on the Canadian lakes and rivers.

Barge (n.): A pleasure boat; a vessel or boat of state, elegantly furnished and decorated.

Cockswain (n.): The steersman of a boat; a petty officer who has charge of a boat and its crew.

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Meaning of bully

bully means: a large boat with gaff sails

Meaning of Out of Trim

Out of Trim means: Sails that are not properly arranged for the point of sail that the boat is on. The sails may be luffing or have improper sail shape, or the boat may be heeling too much. These conditions will slow the boat down.

Meaning of Jackyard

Jackyard means: A yard or pole extending the head or foot of the topsail beyond the topmast or gaff of a gaff-:rigged boat

Meaning of Shallop

Shallop means: (1) A large heavy boat, usually having two masts and carrying fore-and-aft or lugsails. (2) A small open boat fitted with oars or sails, or both, and used primarily in shallow waters. (3) Small fishing vessel with foresail, boom mainsail, and mizzen trysail.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: 1. Gaff rig: The spar that holds the upper edge of a four-sided fore-and-aft mounted sail. 2. Fishing gaff: A hook on a long pole to haul fish in. A gaff hook.

Meaning of GAFF

GAFF means: Gaff is slang for a place of residence. Gaff is slang for to cheat; hoax.Gaff is slang for foolish talk; nonsense.Gaff was th and th century slang for a fair, fairground or place of cheap entertainment.

Meaning of Shallop (shaloop)

Shallop (shaloop) means: A large, heavy boat, fitted with one or more masts and carrying fore-and-aft or lug sails and sometimes furnished with guns; a sloop. (dates from 1578)

Meaning of Blanket

Blanket means: To block the wind from the sails of a boat that is to leeward; a tactical maneuver whereby a boat uses its sails to blanket the competitor's wind, slowing him down; to take wind from a sail.

Meaning of Gaff Rig

Gaff Rig means: Gaff rig is a sailing rig in which a sail is a four-cornered fore-and-aft rigged sail controlled at its peak, and usually entire head, by a spar (pole) called the gaff. The gaff enables a fore and aft sail to be four sided, rather than triangular, up to doubling the sail area that can be carried by the same mast and boom.

Meaning of Topsail

Topsail means: The sail above the lowermost sail on a square:rigged ship; also, the sail set above and sometimes on the gaff on a gaff rigged boat.

Meaning of Slam Dunk

Slam Dunk means: In sailboat racing, a tactical maneuver to lock in a competitor by tacking on them in close proximity so they can not tack from under your boat and they start to lose speed due to your sails blocking their sails.

Meaning of gaff

gaff means: Noun. 1. Place of residence or work. E.g."My gaff is just around the corner." [1930s] 2. Place. E.g."It was all over the gaff but at least I had a week to clean it up."

Meaning of Lying Ahull

Lying Ahull means: A boat that is letting herself be subjected to prevailing conditions without the use of sails or other devices. Lying ahull is usually not preferred to other actions because a boat may tend to lie with her beam to the waves and the wind parallel to the waves. This can cause a boat to roll excessively and even become knocked down.

Meaning of In Irons

In Irons means: A sailboat with its bow pointed directly into the wind, preventing the sails from filling properly and stopping the boat. It can be very difficult to get a boat that is in irons back under sail. also known as "In Stays".

Meaning of Skiff

Skiff means: A small sea-going boat that could have sails or be rowed. Often belonging to a larger ship and used for purposes of communication, transport, towing, etc. Hence, a small light boat of any kind. (as early as 1575)

Meaning of gaff

gaff means: Someones house or home. e.g. "Let's go around to your gaff and watch tv while your parents are out". Also used in the sense of a 'free gaff' - someones house when their parents are away, and all their friends can come over and cause havoc without parental supervision.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means:   Show, exhibition, fair "Penny Gaff" - Low, or vulgar theatre.

Meaning of Gaff Topsail

Gaff Topsail means: A light triangular or quadrilateral sail set over a gaff.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: (1) A spar that holds the upper side of a four sided gaff sail. (2) A pole with a sharp hook at the end used to get a fish on board.

Meaning of Square Rigger

Square Rigger means: Large ships dating back to the 17th century typically with three masts carrying rectangular sails mounted on horizontal spars called yards. A sailing:ship rig with rectangular sails set approximately at right angles to the keel line from horizontal yards.

Meaning of Pungy

Pungy means: A small sloop or shallop, or a large boat with sails.

Meaning of Dahabeah

Dahabeah means: A Nile boat constructed on the model of a floating house, having large lateen sails.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon.

Meaning of Sailboat

Sailboat means: A boat propelled by a sail or sails.

Meaning of Rowboat

Rowboat means: A boat designed to be propelled by oars instead of sails.

Meaning of Boat

Boat means: Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.

Meaning of Gaff-topsail

Gaff-topsail means: A small triangular sail having its foot extended upon the gaff and its luff upon the topmast.

Meaning of Boat

Boat means: A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.

Meaning of Galiot

Galiot means: A strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail.

Meaning of Fan

Fan means: A small vane or sail, used to keep the large sails of a smock windmill always in the direction of the wind.

Meaning of Dugout

Dugout means: A canoe or boat dug out from a large log.

Meaning of Barge

Barge means: A large boat used by flag officers.

Meaning of Boat bug

Boat bug means: An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; -- so called from swimming on its back, which gives it the appearance of a little boat. Called also boat fly, boat insect, boatman, and water boatman.

Meaning of Large

Large means: Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a large horse; a large house or room; a large lake or pool; a large jug or spoon; a large vineyard; a large army; a large city.

Meaning of Scow

Scow means: A large flat-bottomed boat, having broad, square ends.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Columnarity

Columnarity means: The state or quality of being columnar.

Meaning of Drabbler

Drabbler means: A piece of canvas fastened by lacing to the bonnet of a sail, to give it a greater depth, or more drop.

Meaning of Impleading

Impleading means: of Implead

Meaning of Nonruminant

Nonruminant means: Not ruminating; as, a nonruminant animal.

Meaning of Swam

Swam means: of Swim

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of pants (!)

pants (!) means: Noun/Adj. Nonsense, rubbish, bad. From the standard British English of pants, meaning underwear; also a variation on 'knickers'. E.g."The first half was pants but I stayed until the end and it was actually a great film." [1990s]Exclam. An exclamation of annoyance or frustration. From the noun, (above).

Meaning of Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come means: Bum. He just sat on his kingdom all day

Meaning of Ten-cent Man

Ten-cent Man means: A small, narrow-minded, trifling man.

Meaning of chew the fat

chew the fat means: To spend time talking. Dad's going to chew you out when he sees the dent in the car.

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