a large rowboat or heavy canoe used for transporting supplies, especially by fur trappers in the Canadian Northwest.
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How to use York boat in a sentence
A gaunt, flat-bottomed York boat came suddenly round the bend in mid-stream.Menotah | Ernest G. Henham
The York boat was then shouldered off the rocks by main force, and all got under way again.Through the Mackenzie Basin | Charles Mair
"Stiffy and Mawoolie's York boat come to-day," said Musq'oosis conversationally.The Huntress | Hulbert Footner
The preparations to secure the York boat against the threatening storm were highly characteristic of her hit-or-miss crew.Two on the Trail | Hulbert Footner
But one does not wave his hand to a York boat which is not yet in sight.Murder Point | Coningsby Dawson