verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for motor-boat
David thanked Henry Payson, and the motor-boat chugged away.Peter Cotterell's Treasure|Rupert Sargent Holland
Thus, the motor-car will whirl us rapidly over the country, the motor-boat will dart over the water without effort on our part.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
"Well, we might have caught old Crabtree and Sobber if we hadn't broken the engine of the motor-boat," put in Tom.The Rover Boys in the Air|Edward Stratemeyer
I said we had a motor-boat, and wanted to go to a hotel as near it as possible.
To produce an aunt is my one hope of enjoying their society on the motor-boat trip I wrote you about.