Definition of River boat
1. Noun. A boat used on rivers or to ply a river.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of River Boat
Literary usage of River boat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society by Kansas State Historical Society (1906)
"Large lower-river boat. Exploded at New Madrid, on the lower Mississippi, ... Lower-river boat. Built in 1847. Sunk near the mouth of the Missouri river in ..."
2. Four Years in Rebel Capitals: An Inside View of Life in the Southern by Thomas Cooper De Leon (1890)
"... CHAPTER V. A SOUTHERN river boat RACE. "Hurry, my boy! Pack up your traps and get ready for the boat," cried Styles Staple, bursting into my room in his ..."
3. The Wabash: Or, Adventures of an English Gentleman's Family in the Interior by John Richard Beste (1855)
"The river boat.—The Hudson. —West Point.—The railway versus the river.—Selling pets. —The New World aground.—Albany.—The sharp agency. —An Albany waiter. ..."
4. Memoirs of William Miller by Sylvester Bliss, Apollos Hale (1853)
"COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC LABORS PUBLISHES HIS VIEWS IN PAMPHLET — INTERVIEW ON THE HUDSON river boat HIS REGARD FOR THE BIBLE — CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. ..."