Boatable
Boatable Boat"a*ble, a. 1. Such as can be transported in a boat. [1913 Webster]

2. Navigable for boats, or small river craft. [1913 Webster]

The boatable waters of the Alleghany. --J. Morse. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • navigable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. traversable, off soundings, passable, open; see safe 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. passable, boatable. see navigate III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being passed, traversed, or crossed: negotiable …   English dictionary for students

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