Pronunciation: bōt
1.A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
2.Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
3.A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
Advice boat
See under Advice.
Boat hook
(Naut.) an iron hook with a point on the back, fixed to a long pole, to pull or push a boat, raft, log, etc.
Boat rope
a rope for fastening a boat; - usually called a painter.
- Totten.
In the same boat
in the same situation or predicament.
- F. W. Newman.
v. t.1.To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
[imp. & p. p. Boated; p. pr. & vb. n. Boating.]
2.To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
To boat the oars
See under Oar.
v. i.1.To go or row in a boat.
I boated over, ran my craft aground.
- Tennyson.
Noun1.Boatboat - a small vessel for travel on water
2.boat - a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
Verb1.boat - ride in a boat on water
almadia, argosy, ark, auto, autocar, automobile, auxiliary, barge, bark, bottom, bucket, buggy, bus, buss, canoe, car, cargo boat, carry sail, cart, cat, catamaran, circumnavigate, coach, coast, cockle, cockleshell, cog, coracle, craft, crate, cross, cruise, cruiser, cutter, dinghy, dispatch boat, dray, drifter, dugout, ferry, ferryboat, fishing boat, float, funny, galley, gig, glider, go by ship, go on shipboard, go to sea, gondola, haul, heap, hooker, houseboat, hoy, hulk, hull, hydrofoil, hydroplane, jalopy, jolly, jolly boat, kayak, keel, knockabout, launch, leviathan, lifeboat, lighter, longboat, machine, mailer, make a passage, motor, motor vehicle, motorboat, motorcar, motorized vehicle, navigate, outboard, outrigger canoe, packet, pilot, pilot boat, pinnace, piragua, pirogue, ply, pontoon, post boat, pram, punt, racer, racing shell, raft, randan, row, rowboat, rowing boat, run, runabout, sail, sail round, sail the sea, sailboat, sampan, scooter, scow, scull, seafare, shallop, shell, ship, showboat, skiff, sled, sledge, small boat, sneakbox, speedboat, steam, steamboat, surfboat, take a voyage, towboat, traverse, trawlboat, trawler, trimaran, trow, truck, tub, tug, tugboat, van, vessel, voiture, voyage, wagon, wanigan, watercraft, whale-gig, whaleboat, wheelbarrow, wheels, wherry, wreck, yacht, yawl, yawl boat
-- Boat --
boat anchor
Boat bug
boat club
boat deck
boat hook
boat paddle
boat race
boat racing
Boat rope
Boat shell
boat train
boat whistle
boat-billed heron
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