noun, plural ba·teaux [ba-tohz; French ba-toh]. /bæˈtoʊz; French baˈtoʊ/.
- Chiefly Canadian and Southern U.S.. a small, flat-bottomed rowboat used on rivers.
- a half-decked, sloop-rigged boat used for fishing on Chesapeake Bay; skipjack.
- (in some regions) a scow.
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This time his mother, his old Frances, had been dragged into the infamous joke of the "Bateau de fleurs."The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Malgr les efforts du bateau de sauvetage et des lignes envoyes au moyen du fusil porte-amarre, quatre hommes et le mousse ont pri.Contes Franais|Douglas Labaree Buffum
One day there came up the river a bateau from Tadoussac, bringing the news that the ice was all out of the St. Lawrence.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
Much surprised, Mandy Ann knelt upright and 57 looked out over the edge of the bateau.
Meanwhile the bateau had swept down swiftly, and passed them at a distance of not more than a hundred yards.