Definition of Guard boat

1. Noun. A boat that is on guard duty (as in a harbor) around a fleet of warships.

Generic synonyms: Boat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guard Boat

guaranteeable
guaranteed
guaranteed arrival
guaranteed equity bond
guaranteeing
guarantees
guarantied
guaranties
guarantor
guarantors
guaranty
guarantying
guard
guard's van
guard-dog
guard boat (current term)
guard cell
guard dog
guard dogs
guard duty
guard hair
guard mounting
guard of honor
guard of honour
guard rail
guard rails
guard ship
guard station
guard stations
guardable

Literary usage of Guard boat

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1. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... they purposed to go by Land to Noble Jones's Plantation; to whom I wrote an Order to be assisting to them, with his Guard-Boat, and proper Hands; ..."

2. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"Vessels of war of various sizes which formerly cruised against smugglers on the South American coasts. GUARD-BOARDS. Synonymous with chain-wales. GUARD-BOAT ..."

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