- an anchored boat to which barges or other boats are temporarily moored.
- an anchored boat used as a turning point in races.
Origin of stake boat
Examples from the Web for stake boat
Historical Examples of stake boat
In the fog and drizzle the leaders did not find the stake-boat at once.
Well clear of the stake-boat, however, it lifted and we could see what we were doing.
“The yacht capsized in rounding the stake-boat, and the helmsman was drownded:” say, drowned.
He managed to turn the stake-boat first, though Snail Looper was a close second.The Eight-Oared Victors
There were not many important changes in the positions of the contesting boats, however, until the stake-boat was reached.Wyn's Camping Days
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