dory boat
a larger form of dory used on the Grand Banks, Newpoundland, equipped with a 3-5 h.p. engine

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Dory — Stack of Dories at Lunenburg For the fishes known as dories, see dory (fish). For the Greek Spear, see Dory (spear). The dory is a small, shallow draft boat, about 5 to 7 metres/16.4 to 23.0 feet long. It is a lightweight and versatile boat with… …   Wikipedia

  • Dory (disambiguation) — Dory is a small, shallow draft boat. Dory may also refer to: Dory (fish), several fish species with the common name Dory Dory (spear), ancient armament of the hoplites in Ancient Greece Dory, a character in the film Finding Nemo Jonathan Dory,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dory Nunatak — (76°47′S 161°18′E / 76.783°S 161.3°E / 76.783; 161.3) is an isolated sandstone nunatak, 1.2 nautical miles (2.2 km) long, rising above the southwest part of Flight Deck Neve, 1.5 nautical miles (2 …   Wikipedia

  • boat — [n] vehicle for water travel ark, barge, bark, bateau, bottom, bucket, canoe, catamaran, craft, dinghy, dory, hulk, ketch, launch, lifeboat, pinnace, raft, sailboat, schooner, scow, ship, skiff, sloop, steamboat, tub, yacht; concept 506 …   New thesaurus

  • dory — dory1 /dawr ee, dohr ee/, n., pl. dories. a boat with a narrow, flat bottom, high bow, and flaring sides. [1700 10, Amer.; alleged to be < Miskito dóri, dúri (if this word is itself not < E)] dory2 /dawr ee, dohr ee/, n., pl. dories. See John… …   Universalium

  • boat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See ship. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vessel, bark, sailboat, yacht, steamboat, craft, watercraft, bottom, hulk; see also ship . Types of small boats include: rowboat, shell, scull, kayak, dugout, canoe,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Dory — Recorded in the spellings of Dore, Dorin, Dory, Dorey and Doorey, this is an ancient surname of either pre 7th century Olde English or 11th century Norman French origins. If English it derives from dor meaning gold, and in the locational context… …   Surnames reference

  • dory — I. /ˈdɔri / (say dawree) noun (plural dories) a boat with a narrow, flat bottom, high ends, and flaring sides. {first used in W Indies; from a term for a dugout in an indigenous Central American language} II. /ˈdɔri / (say dawree) noun (plural… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dory — {{11}}dory (1) small, flat bottomed boat, 1709, Amer.Eng., perhaps from a West Indian or Central American Indian language. {{12}}dory (2) type of edible fish, mid 15c., from O.Fr. doree, originally the fem. pp. of dorer to gild, from L. deauratus …   Etymology dictionary

  • dory skiff — Naut. an open boat similar to but smaller than a dory. * * * …   Universalium

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