new words: shallop

“Hudson, along with his son and seven others, was forced into a shallop without food and water. They were never heard from again, lost in that labyrinth without end.”

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

shallop (n)
1 : a usually 2-masted ship with lugsails
2 : a small open boat propelled by oars or sails and used chiefly in shallow waters
Origin: Middle French chaloupe.
First use: circa 1578

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