market boat

  1. a boat that transfers fish from a fishing fleet to a market on shore.
  2. a boat for carrying produce to market.
  3. a boat assigned or used to bring provisions to a ship.

Origin of market boat

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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