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Origin of yawl1
Words nearby yawl
Definition for yawl (2 of 2)
noun, verb (used with or without object) British Dialect.
Origin of yawl2
Example sentences from the Web for yawl
The little boat was only twenty-five steps from the farmhouse, while the yawl was still distant about a hundred steps.
With strong and steady sweeps they drew near the boys and not many minutes afterward quickly dragged both on board the yawl.
Not long afterward a yawl was lowered from the boat and two men took their places at the oars.
In this way several bushels of potatoes and a lot of green corn were secured and placed by the natives in the yawl.
But when he found that all persuasion was useless, he bade his people fill the yawl with vegetables and such meat as was on hand.