Boatful
Boatful Boat"ful, n.; pl. {Boatfuls}. The quantity or amount that fills a boat. [1913 Webster]

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  • boatful — noun see boat I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boatful — noun Enough of something to fill a boat, or a boat filled with the thing in question The city consumes boatfuls of fish every day …   Wiktionary

  • boatful — n. quantity or amount that fills a boat; ship with its load (cargo, passengers and crew) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boatful — /ˈboʊtfʊl/ (say bohtfool) noun as much as a boat will hold …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Boatfuls — Boatful Boat ful, n.; pl. {Boatfuls}. The quantity or amount that fills a boat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boat — I. noun Etymology: Middle English boot, from Old English bāt; akin to Old Norse beit boat Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small vessel for travel on water b. ship 2. a boat shaped container, utensil, or device < a gravy boat > < a lab …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • boat — noun a small vessel propelled by oars, sails, or an engine. ↘a vessel of any size. verb travel in a boat. ↘transport in a boat. Phrases be in the same boat informal be in the same difficult circumstances as others. push the boat out Brit.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • boat — n. & v. n. 1 a small vessel propelled on water by an engine, oars, or sails. 2 (in general use) a ship of any size. 3 an elongated boat shaped jug used for holding sauce etc. v.intr. travel or go in a boat, esp. for pleasure. Phrases and idioms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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