how to pronounce yawl


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yawl is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of yawl


  1. A small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars.
  2. A fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen stepped abaft the rudder post.


  1. To cry out; to howl.

yawl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word yawl occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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