outboard motor
noun Date: 1909 a small internal combustion engine with propeller integrally attached for mounting at the stern of a small boat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • outboard motor — a portable gasoline engine with propeller and tiller, clamped on the stern of a boat. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

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