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[ba-toh; French ba-toh]
noun, plural bat·teaux [ba-tohz; French ba-toh] /bæˈtoʊz; French baˈtoʊ/. Nautical.
  1. bateau(def 1).
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Examples from the Web for batteau

Historical Examples

  • The batteau is a sort of mongrel between the canoe and the boat, a fur-trader's boat.

    The Maine Woods

    Henry David Thoreau

  • Once or twice we passed the red wreck of a batteau which had been stove some spring.

    The Maine Woods

    Henry David Thoreau

  • About two o'clock split a plank in the bottom of the batteau.

  • Take to your batteau and get you to Oswego as soon as may be.

    The Little Red Foot

    Robert W. Chambers

  • Give me half an hour to get into a batteau on the river and then you may tell him all.

    Sons and Fathers

    Harry Stillwell Edwards