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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


Synonymsdandy


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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