Meaning of BOAT in English

BOAT

[boat] n [ME boot, fr. OE bat; akin to ON beit boat] (bef. 12c) 1 a: a small vessel for travel on water b: ship

2: a boat-shaped container, utensil, or device "a gravy ~" "a laboratory ~" -- boat.ful n -- boat.like adj -- in the same boat : in the same situation or predicament

[2]boat vt (1613): to place in or bring into a boat ~ vi: to go by boat

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