chebacco boat


chebacco boat
a fishing vessel employed in the Newfoundland fisheries. The word may be a corruption of Chedabucto, a bay in Nova Scotia, from which vessels are fitted out for fishing or the same as the chebec. Also called pinksterns

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • chebacco boat — shəˈba(ˌ)kō , akə noun Etymology: from Chebacco, former parish of Ipswich, Mass., (now in the town of Essex), where it originated : a narrow sterned boat formerly much used in Newfoundland fisheries …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chebacco — Che*bac co, n. [From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built.] (Naut.) A narrow sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; called also {pinkstern} and {chebec}. Bartlett. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinkstern — chebacco boat (a fishing vessel employed in the Newfoundland fisheries. The word may be a corruption of Chedabucto, a bay in Nova Scotia, from which vessels are fitted out for fishing or the same as the chebec) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dogbody — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from its square stern : a square sterned boat similar to a chebacco boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • chebec — Chebacco Che*bac co, n. [From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built.] (Naut.) A narrow sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; called also {pinkstern} and {chebec}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinkstern — Chebacco Che*bac co, n. [From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built.] (Naut.) A narrow sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; called also {pinkstern} and {chebec}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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