Meaning of BOAT in English

BOAT

vi to go or row in a boat.

2. boat ·vt to place in a boat; as, to boat oars.

3. boat ·vt to transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.

4. boat ·noun a small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.

5. boat ·noun a vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.

6. boat ·noun 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.

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