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galleon in History topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgalleongal‧le‧on /ˈɡæliən/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SHTTWa sailing ship used mainly by the Spanish from the 15th to the 17th century
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galleonGalleons, I believe ... yes, galleons in full sail ... on the hanging bits.The great wooden chalet creaked and resonated like a galleon in full sail.Spine like the mast on a galleon.Granny was a galleon in the queue of our boys, glowing and clucking.A bus sailed by like a ghostly galleon.Then the vessels were full-sized galleons, carefully prepared for the trip which usually took six months.Was Sylvian still out there, floating with the galleons and flotsam?Bad weather accounted for most of the losses thirty galleons lost in 250 years.