narrow boat
noun Date: 1861 British a barge with a beam of less than seven feet (2.1 meters)

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  • narrow boat — narrow .boat n BrE a long, narrow boat for use on ↑canals …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • narrow boat — narrow boats also narrowboat N COUNT A narrow boat is a long, low boat used on canals. [BRIT] Syn: barge …   English dictionary

  • narrow boat — noun a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals • Syn: ↑canal boat, ↑narrowboat • Hypernyms: ↑boat * * * narrow boat UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Narrow boat — Narrowboat, auch narrow boat, bezeichnet einen Bootstyp, der seit ca. 1750 auf den Binnenwasserstraßen, den sogenannten Inland Waterways, in England und Wales genutzt wird. Das namensgebende besondere Kennzeichen beruht darauf, dass ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • narrow boat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms narrow boat : singular narrow boat plural narrow boats British a long narrow low boat used for carrying things or people on a canal …   English dictionary

  • narrow boat — noun (C) BrE a long, narrow boat for use on canals …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Narrow — may refer to: In biology: Narrow lined puffer, ray finned fish Narrow leafed Ash, species of ash native to central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia In music: The Narrow, rock band from South Africa The Narrow Way ,… …   Wikipedia

  • narrow — adj., n., & v. adj. (narrower, narrowest) 1 a of small width in proportion to length; lacking breadth. b confined or confining; constricted (within narrow bounds). 2 of limited scope; restricted (in the narrowest sense). 3 with little margin (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Narrow Street — Coordinates: 51°30′32″N 0°2′1″W / 51.50889°N 0.03361°W / 51.50889; 0.03361 …   Wikipedia

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