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advice boat

noun
1.
a fast boat for conveying messages; dispatch boat.
Origin of advice boat
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70
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  • He retained only one boat, which he hid, for use as an advice boat, "to carry intelligence" to those down the river.

    On the Spanish Main John Masefield

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