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boat
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
2. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To go or row in a boat.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
2. To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
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