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Definition 1: a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for yawl in the sense of this definition

(yawl is a kind of ...) a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

Definition 2: a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars) - [noun denoting artifact]

(yawl is a kind of ...) a boat that is small

(... is a kind of yawl ) a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work

Definition 3: emit long loud cries - [verb of communication]

Samples where yawl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wail in self-pity
  • howl with sorrow

Synonyms for yawl in the sense of this definition

(yawl is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(... is a kind of yawl ) make high-pitched, whiney noises

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