Definition of River boat

1. Noun. A boat used on rivers or to ply a river.

Generic synonyms: Boat
Specialized synonyms: Keelboat, Showboat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of River Boat

rivelling
rivels
riven
river
river-bank
river-bed
river-type fish
river bank
river banks
river basin
river basins
river bed
river beds
river birch
river blindness
river boat (current term)
river bottom
river boulder
river cooter
river crab
river dolphin
river god
river gods
river gum
river horse
river horses
river lamprey
river lampreys
river limpet
river otter

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. ..."

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