catboat

[ kat-boht ]
/ ˈkætˌboʊt /

noun

a boat having one mast set well forward with a single large sail.

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Origin of catboat

First recorded in 1875–80; cat + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for catboat

catboat
/ (ˈkætˌbəʊt) /

noun

a sailing vessel with a single mast, set well forward and often unstayed, and a large sail, usually rigged with a gaffShortened form: cat
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