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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boat  \Boat\  (b[=o]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Boated};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Boating}.] 
  1.  To  transport  in  a  boat;  as  to  boat  goods. 
 
  2.  To  place  in  a  boat;  as  to  boat  oars. 
 
  {To  boat  the  oars}.  See  under  {Oar}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boat  \Boat\,  v.  i. 
  To  go  or  row  in  a  boat. 
 
  I  boated  over  ran  my  craft  aground.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boat  \Boat\,  n.  [OE.  boot,  bat,  AS  b[=a]t;  akin  to  Icel. 
  b[=a]tr,  Sw  b[*a]t,  Dan.  baad,  D.  &  G.  boot.  Cf  {Bateau}.] 
  1.  A  small  open  vessel,  or  water  craft,  usually  moved  by  cars 
  or  paddles,  but  often  by  a  sail. 
 
  Note:  Different  kinds  of  boats  have  different  names  as 
  canoe,  yawl,  wherry,  pinnace,  punt,  etc 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boat 
  n  1:  a  small  vessel  for  travel  on  water 
  2:  a  dish  (often  boat-shaped)  for  serving  gravy  or  sauce  [syn: 
  {gravy  boat},  {sauceboat}] 
  v  :  ride  in  a  boat  on  water 




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