ETYM Dutch jol; akin to LG. and Dan. jolle, Swed. julle. Related to Jolly-boat.
Ship's small rowing-boat; small sailing vessel with from one to three lugsails; small fore-and-aft rigged vessel with mizzen-mast abaft rudder post.
Ship's small boat; sailboat carrying mainsail and one or more jibs.
1. A ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars).
2. A two-masted sailing vessel.