Definition of Boat racing

1. Noun. The sport of racing boats.

Generic synonyms: Racing
Specialized synonyms: Hydroplane Racing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boat Racing

boat-shaped abdomen
boat bug
boat bugs
boat club
boat conformation
boat deck
boat form
boat hook
boat lift
boat lifts
boat paddle
boat people
boat person
boat race
boat racing (current term)
boat shell
boat shells
boat shoe
boat shoes
boat train
boat trip
boat trips
boat whistle

Literary usage of Boat racing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1869)
"boat racing. F all English outdoor sports, there is scarcely one that can be so easily and cheaply pursued as boating, and for that, among other good ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"Boat-racing is a practice of some antiquity, but it has only culminated in our day. ... The other great events of the boat-racing world are the regattas of ..."

3. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"Boat-racing at Vauxhall—Fortifications erected here in 1642—.A Proposed Boulevard—The Marquis of Worcester, ..."

4. American Journal of Education (1878)
"... LIFE—boat racing, . . . 634 IV. UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM, . 545-613 V. UNIVERSITY OF LONDON . . 649-560 VI. STUDIES AND CONDUCT—Second Stria 661-376 VII. ..."

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