Boating
Boat Boat (b[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boating}.] 1. To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods. [1913 Webster]

2. To place in a boat; as, to boat oars. [1913 Webster]

{To boat the oars}. See under {Oar}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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