Mackinaw boat

  1. a flat-bottomed boat with sharp prow and square stern, propelled by oars and sometimes sails, formerly widely used on the upper Great Lakes.

Origin of Mackinaw boat

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Words Nearby Mackinaw boat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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