picket boat

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noun

a vessel used to patrol a harbor.

Nearby words

  1. pickerelweed,
  2. pickering,
  3. pickering, edward charles,
  4. pickeringite,
  5. picket,
  6. picket fence,
  7. picket line,
  8. picketing,
  9. pickett,
  10. pickett, george edward

Origin of picket boat

First recorded in 1865–70

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