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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boating  \Boat"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  practice  of  rowing  or  sailing,  esp.  as  an 
  amusement;  carriage  in  boats. 
 
  2.  In  Persia,  a  punishment  of  capital  offenders,  by  laying 
  them  on  the  back  in  a  covered  boat,  where  they  are  left  to 
  perish. 
 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boating 
  n  :  water  travel  for  pleasure  [syn:  {yachting}] 




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