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noun (sometimes lowercase)Canadian.
a large rowboat or heavy canoe used for transporting supplies, especially by fur trappers in the Canadian Northwest.
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Origin of York boat

First recorded in 1860–65; after York, Manitoba, Canada, where it was originally built as a canoe by the Hudson's Bay Company
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