rowboat
noun Date: 1538 a small boat designed to be rowed

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  • Rowboat — Row boat , n. A boat designed to be propelled by oars instead of sails. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rowboat — 1530s, from ROW (Cf. row) (v.) + BOAT (Cf. boat). Cf. Du. roeiboot …   Etymology dictionary

  • rowboat — [rō′bōt΄] n. a small boat made to be rowed …   English World dictionary

  • rowboat — /roh boht /, n. a small boat designed for rowing. [1530 40; ROW2 + BOAT] * * *       boat propelled by oars alone, probably the most common type of boat found around waterfronts and at most fishing camps and docks on inland waters.       A true… …   Universalium

  • rowboat — n. (AE) to row a rowboat * * * (AE) to row a rowboat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rowboat — [[t]ro͟ʊboʊt[/t]] rowboats N COUNT A rowboat is a small boat that you move through the water by using oars. [AM] (in BRIT, use rowing boat) …   English dictionary

  • rowboat — akademinė valtis statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Labai greita, ilga, siaura, lengva sportinė valtis plaukti tiesia trasa. Akademinė valtis turi už bortų irklų įkabas ir judamas sėdynes. Irklavimą tokiomis valtimis populiarino …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • rowboat — a boat propelled by oars …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • rowboat — noun A small open boat propelled by oars (by rowing). Syn: rowing boat …   Wiktionary

  • rowboat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. skiff, dinghy, dory, longboat, whaleboat, shell, punt, gig. See ship. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vessel, skiff, dinghy; see boat …   English dictionary for students

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