Definition of Cockboat

1. n. A small boat, esp. one used on rivers or near the shore.

Definition of Cockboat

1. Noun. (nautical) A small rowing boat, especially one pulled behind a larger ship, or used to ferry goods between a ship and the shore. ¹

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Definition of Cockboat

1. a small boat [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockboat

cockatrice
cockatrices
cockayne syndrome
cockbill
cockbilled
cockbilling
cockbills
cockbird
cockbirds
cockblocked
cockblocker
cockblockers
cockblocking
cockblocks
cockboat (current term)
cockboats
cockbrain
cockbrained
cockbrains
cockbreath
cockchafer
cockchafers
cockcrow
cockcrows
cocked
cocked hat
cocked hats
cocker
cocker spaniel

Literary usage of Cockboat

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"cockboat. Cocket-bread, hard sea-biscuit. mariners for having paid custom —Cock-boat. ... cockboat. Cogs. The coges or cogs of a mill-wheel, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"The bone which incases and defends the brain ; the arched bone of the head ; a small boat; a cockboat. SCULLCAP, (skul'-kap) n. «. A headpiece ; a nightcap. ..."

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