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Meaning of FLATBOAT

Pronunciation:  'flat`bowt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
 

FLATBOAT is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: barge, hoy, lighter
 
 See Also: boat, dredger, houseboat, Norfolk wherry, pontoon, scow, wherry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flat"boat`\, n.
A boat with a flat bottom and square ends; -- used for the
transportation of bulky freight, especially in shallow
waters.

 

 

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