Definition of Bawleys
1. bawley [n] - See also: bawley
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Literary usage of Bawleys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sailing Ships and Their Story: The Story of Their Development from the by Edward Keble Chatterton (1915)
"... mainsail these bawleys are excellent bad-weather boats. Some of the finest cutters in the country are the Brixham Mumble Bees, trawlers of about 27 tons ..."
2. The Book Buyer by Charles Scribner's Sons (1890)
"From Leigh, this sequestered spot where the daily interest is the sailing or anchoring of its bawleys or fishing boats, young Jack Robson goes out into the ..."
3. Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia by Herbert Warington Smyth (1906)
"Not a few bawleys may now be seen with a mizen as a convenience when working nets, but in cases it has resulted in the mainmast being placed little too far ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Provincialisms in Use in the County by William Douglas Parish, William Francis Shaw (1888)
"bawleys are generally about 4O-ft. in length, 13-ft. beam, 5-ft. draught, and 15 or 20 tons measurement; they differ in rig from a cutter, in having no boom ..."