boathouse

[ boht-hous ]
/ ˈboʊtˌhaʊs /

noun, plural boat·hous·es [boht-hou-ziz]. /ˈboʊtˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a building or shed, usually built partly over water, for sheltering a boat or boats.

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Origin of boathouse

First recorded in 1715–25; boat + house

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British Dictionary definitions for boathouse

boathouse
/ (ˈbəʊtˌhaʊs) /

noun

a shelter by the edge of a river, lake, etc, for housing boats
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