- a person who builds boats.
Origin of boatbuilder
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Examples from the Web for boatbuilder
I was raised to the head of our “naval bureau” as boatbuilder in chief.Captain Canot
Iff crept forward and tarried for a time talking to the boatbuilder.
Mr. William Moody, boatbuilder, a liver-complexioned citizen, undertook to reply.Rhoda Fleming, Complete
“Give you twenty-five if you get away from the dock within five minutes,” Iff told the boatbuilder directly.
In August, 1710, he wrote that he had taken a walk to see the boatbuilder at work.Some Notes on Shipbuilding and Shipping in Colonial Virginia
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