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workboat

[ wurk-boht ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌboʊt /
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noun
a boat used for work or trade rather than sport, public transportation, or military purposes.
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Origin of workboat

First recorded in 1935–40; work + boat
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How to use workboat in a sentence

  • There was a big gasoline workboat, gray with a yellow funnel, that she knew was Monohan's.

    Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
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