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flyboat


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flyboat  \Fly"boat`\,  n.  [Fly  +  boat:  cf  D.  vlieboot.] 
  1.  (Naut.)  A  large  Dutch  coasting  vessel. 
 
  Captain  George  Weymouth  made  a  voyage  of  discovery 
  to  the  northwest  with  two  flyboats.  --Purchas. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  passenger  boat  formerly  used  on  canals.