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Meaning of SHALLOP

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shal"lop\, n. [F. chaloupe, probably from D. sloep. Cf.
{Sloop}.] (Naut.)
A boat.

      [She] thrust the shallop from the floating strand.
                                               --Spenser.

Note: The term shallop is applied to boats of all sizes, from
      a light canoe up to a large boat with masts and sails.

 

 

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