Dingey
Dingey Din"gey, Dingy Din"gy, Dinghy Din"ghy, n. [Bengalee dingi.] 1. a small boat propelled by oars or sails, used in the East Indies, in sheltered waters. [Written also {dinghey}.] --Malcom. [1913 Webster]

2. a small boat intended to be used as a tender or lifeboat, carried or towed by a ship. It may be propelled by oars, sail, or a motor. [PJC]

3. a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled.

Syn: dory, rowboat. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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