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boater

[boh-ter] /ˈboʊ tər/
noun
1.
a person who boats, especially for pleasure.
2.
a stiff straw hat with a shallow, flat-topped crown, ribbon band, and straight brim.
Origin of boater
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; boat + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for boater

boater

/ˈbəʊtə/
noun
1.
a stiff straw hat with a straight brim and flat crown
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