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boating

[ boh-ting ]
/ ˈboʊ tɪŋ /
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noun
the use of boats, especially for pleasure: He enjoyed boating and swimming.
adjective
of or relating to boats: boating clothes.
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Origin of boating

First recorded in 1600–10; boat + -ing1, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for boating

boating
/ (ˈbəʊtɪŋ) /

noun
the practice of rowing, sailing, or cruising in boats as a form of recreation
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