pilot boat



a boat carrying pilots to or from large ships.

Nearby words

  1. pilosity,
  2. pilot,
  3. pilot balloon,
  4. pilot bird,
  5. pilot biscuit,
  6. pilot burner,
  7. pilot cell,
  8. pilot chart,
  9. pilot cloth,
  10. pilot engine

Origin of pilot boat

First recorded in 1580–90

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