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English noun: yawl

1. yawl (artifact) a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)

Broader (hypernym)small boat

Narrower (hyponym)jolly, jolly boat

2. yawl (artifact) a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost


Broader (hypernym)sailing ship, sailing vessel

English verb: yawl

1. yawl (communication) emit long loud cries

SamplesWail in self-pity.
Howl with sorrow.

Synonymshowl, roar, ululate, wail, yaup

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

Narrower (hyponym)squall, waul, wawl

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