1 a two-masted fore-and-aft sailing-boat with the mizen-mast stepped far aft.
2 a small kind of fishing-boat.
3 hist. a ship's jolly boat with four or six oars.
Etymology: MLG jolle or Du. jol, of unkn. orig.: cf. JOLLY(2)

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