Boat-shaped
Boat-shaped \Boat"-shaped`\, a. (Bot.) See {Cymbiform}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Boat — (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf. {Bateau}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boat hook — Boat Boat (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf. {Bateau}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boat rope — Boat Boat (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf. {Bateau}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boat — [bōt] n. [ME bot < OE bat (akin to Ger & Du boot) < IE base * bheid , to split (in the sense “hollowed out tree trunk”) > FISSION] 1. a small, open water vehicle propelled by oars, sails, engine, etc. 2. a large such vehicle for use in… …   English World dictionary

  • boat — ► NOUN 1) a vessel for travelling on water. 2) a boat shaped serving dish for sauce or gravy. ► VERB ▪ travel in a boat for pleasure. ● be in the same boat Cf. ↑be in the same boat ● …   English terms dictionary

  • boat-fly — boatˈ fly noun A water bug (genus Notonecta), with boat shaped body, that swims on its back • • • Main Entry: ↑boat …   Useful english dictionary

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