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rowboat

[ roh-boht ]
/ ˈroʊˌboʊt /
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noun
a small boat designed for rowing.
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Origin of rowboat

First recorded in 1530–40; row2 + boat

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British Dictionary definitions for rowboat

rowboat
/ (ˈrəʊˌbəʊt) /

noun
US and Canadian a small boat propelled by one or more pairs of oarsAlso called (in Britain and other countries): rowing boat
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