1. A nautical kitchen; 2. A large medival ship of shallow draft propelled by sails and oars, used as a merchantman or warship in the Mediterranean; 3. An ancient seagoing vessel propelled with double or triple banks of oars
An oared fighting ship used mainly in the Mediterranean from many centuries BC until well into the 18th century. They were also used in the Baltic and by other northern European nations, just not to the same extent and duration as in the Mediterranean. A galley a scaloccio is rowed by groups of three, five or seven men on a bench pulling a single oar. A galley ala sensile has a single rower per oar. The top speed of a galley under full-oar has been estimated to be 7 or 8 knots. The silhouette above is of a lateen-rigged heavy Venetian galley. Examples of a galley
The term galley can refer to any ship propelled primarily by man-power, using oars. Oars are known from at least the time of the Egyptian Old Kingdom. Most galleys also used masts and sails as a secondary means of propulsion.
A page (usually 11x14) of a story or column with the approved text incorporated into the approved layout. It looks just as it will in the magazine; the galley is one of, if not the final, opportunity for editors to make changes before the page is shipped to the printer. Also called "proof" or "final."
1. Unaltered phototypesetter output, usually single columns of type on photographic paper, serving as preliminary proofs. 2. Final image or typeset copy output directly to film or photographic paper 3. Initially, a long, shallow tray for storing and proofing handset type
(old) flat oblong tray into which composed type matter is put and kept until made up into pages in the forme. Also a similar tray on a slug composing machine which receives the slugs as they are ejected. Also a long column of composed text matter.
the typeset manuscript, appearing as it will when the book is ultimately printed, before the pages are cropped to book-size and bound. The term comes from the long strips of paper on which such text was formerly set.
A copy of a book's page layouts. Reviewers expecting galleys do not expect to see illustrations that might be in the book. Copies of camera-ready copy may be comb-bound (pvc) or a version that is essentially a replica of the finished book. Costs run about $10 per copy. See Production Issues for suppliers.