Definition of Bumboats

1. Noun. (plural of bumboat) ¹



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Definition of Bumboats

1. bumboat [n] - See also: bumboat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bumboats

bumblebee
bumblebees
bumbleberry pie
bumbleberry pies
bumbled
bumbledom
bumbledoms
bumbler
bumblers
bumbles
bumbling
bumblingly
bumblings
bumbo
bumboat
bumboats (current term)
bumboo
bumbos
bumelias
bumetanide
bumf
bumfit
bumfluff
bumfodder
bumfs

Literary usage of Bumboats

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1. Life and Adventure in the South Pacific by Jones (1861)
"bumboats.—Dick Simpson and John Chinaman.— Chinese mode of Trading.—Sanpan.—A floating Community.—Boston Jack.—Victoria, its Situation, Streets, etc. ..."

2. With "the Thirty-Second" in the Peninsular and Other Campaigns by Henry Ross- Lewin, John Henry Wardell (1904)
"... Coventry—Anchor in Carlisle Bay—bumboats— Court-martial—Capture of a transport by the French—Sir Ralph Abercrombie—Missing ships arrive—Notice of rising ..."

3. The Dead Sea by William Allen (1855)
"Maltese bumboats. — Recognitions.—Natives, good and bad. — Nix-mangiare Stairs. — Streets of Valetta.—Friars and Nuns. — The Church of St. John. ..."

4. Hygiene of Communicable Diseases: A Handbook for Sanitarians, Medical by Francis Merton Munson, John Harington, Francis Randolph Packard, Fielding Hudson Garrison (1920)
"bumboats—small boats which come out to ships and receive permission to sell fruit, eggs, milk, candy, soft drinks, cakes, etc.—are not now allowed, ..."

5. Revue de droit international et de législation comparée by Institute of International Law (1894)
"Pour ce qui concerne les bateaux pêcheurs eux-mêmes, les bumboats proprement dits, la quantité de spiritueux qui forme leur provision ordinaire est tout à ..."

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