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  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
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Naves Topical Index

See Ship

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOAT, noun

1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by oars, or rowing. The forms, dimensions and uses of boats are very various, and some of them carry a light sail. The different kinds of boats have different names, as, long-boat, lanch, barge, pinnace, jolly-boat, cutter, yawl, ferry-boat, wherry, Moses-boat, punt, felucca, fishing-boat, perogue, etc.

2. A small vessel carrying a mast and sails; but usually described by another word, as a packet-boat, passage-boat, advice-boat. etc.

BOAT, verb transitive To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods across a lake.

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BOATABLE, adjective Navigable for boats, or small river craft.

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BOAT-BILL, noun [boat and bill.] A genus of birds, the Cancroma, of two species, the crested and the brown; but by some ornithologists, they are considered as varieties of the same species. They are of the grallic order, with a bill four inches long, not unlike a boat with the keel uppermost, or like the bowls of two spoons, with the hollow parts placed together.

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BOAT-FLY or BOAT-INSECT,noun A genus of insects, hemipters, known in zoology by the generic term Notonecta.

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BOAT-HOOK, noun [boat and hook.] an iron hook with a point on the back, fixed to a long pole, to pull or push a boat.

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BOATING, participle present tense Transporting in boats.

BOATING, noun The act of practice of transporting in boats.

1. In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders by laying them on the back in a boat which is covered, where they perish.

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BOA'TION, noun [Latin boo.] A crying out; a roar. [Not used.]

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BOATSMAN, noun [boat and man.] A man who manages a boat; a rower of a boat.

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BOAT-ROPE, noun [boat and rope.] A rope to fasten a boat, usually called a painter.

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BOAT-SHAPED, adjective Having the shape of a boat; navicular; cymbiform; hollow like a boat; as the valve of some pericarps.

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BOATSWAIN, noun In seamen's language, bosn.

An officer on board of ships, who has charge of the boats, sails, rigging, colors, anchors, cables and cordage. His office is also, to summon the crew to their duty. to relieve the watch, assist in the necessary business of the ship, seize and punish offenders, etc. He has a mate who has charge of the long-boat, for setting forth and weighing anchors, warping, towing and mooring.