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boatie

/ (ˈbəʊtɪ) /
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noun
Australian and NZ informal a boating enthusiast
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How to use boatie in a sentence

  • It was there that the Dean learned his stories of "Boatie" and other worthies of the river-side.

  • Rocking to and fro, the nurse tuned her cracked voice to a long-forgotten lullaby—something about a "boatie."

    Olive|Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • Eh, but she swims fine, and she's gotten hold of the wee boatie wi' the laddie's dinner on it.

    The Northern Iron|George A. Birmingham
  • Weel may yon boatie row, or my craig'll have to thole a raxing.

    David Balfour, Second Part|Robert Louis Stevenson
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