noun, plural bat·teaux [ba-tohz; French ba-toh]. /bæˈtoʊz; French baˈtoʊ/. Nautical.
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She had rowed herself to town in her batteau, but the sail back was inconceivably pleasanter.A Changed Heart|May Agnes Fleming
Footnote 23: A batteau is a kind of scow or flat-boat, used on shallow streams like the Hudson above Waterford.The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775|Abraham Tomlinson
The batteau is a sort of mongrel between the canoe and the boat, a fur-trader's boat.The Maine Woods|Henry David Thoreau
A moment later he heard his name spoken, then found himself awash in the bottom of a gamekeeper's batteau.
Presently the batteau shot into the circle of light, and in an instant she was pulled to the shore.The Pioneers|James Fenimore Cooper