Definition of Surfboat

1. Noun. A boat that can be launched or landed in heavy surf.

Generic synonyms: Boat



Definition of Surfboat

1. n. A boat intended for use in heavy surf. It is built with a pronounced sheer, and with a view to resist the shock of waves and of contact with the beach.

Definition of Surfboat

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of surf boat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surfboat

1. a strong rowboat [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surfboat

surfactant
surfactants
surfari
surfaris
surfatron
surfatrons
surfbird
surfbirds
surfboard
surfboarded
surfboarder
surfboarders
surfboarding
surfboardlike
surfboards
surfboat (current term)
surfboats
surfcast
surfcasting
surfed
surfeit
surfeit water
surfeited
surfeiter
surfeiters
surfeiting
surfeits
surfel
surfels
surfer

Literary usage of Surfboat

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1. Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, 1660-1916 by James Sprunt (1916)
"The Cape Fear Station has a Beebe-McLellan self-bailing surfboat, an open Beebe surfboat, and a Beebe-McLellan self-bailing power surfboat, with horizontal ..."

2. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1916)
"H. Magruder, which was in the surf near Point aux Barques, the surfboat was turned ... But now some of them hope to stand up in the stern of a surfboat and ..."

3. The Flaming Torch in Darkest Africa by William Taylor (1898)
"Having decided to open a mission station on this coast, I started from Cape Palmas in a surfboat early one morning, but when the shades of night enveloped ..."

4. Chronicles of the Cape Fear River: Being Some Account of Historic Events on by James Sprunt (1914)
"This arrangement was duly carried out, the Oak Island crew standing by, ready to assist their comrades should the surfboat meet with misfortune while ..."

5. Heroes of Everyday Life: A Reader for the Upper Grades by Fanny E. Coe (1911)
"A surfman was at once sent off to procure a team of horses, while the others ran out the wagon with the surfboat on it. Within twenty or thirty minutes the ..."

6. Heroes of Everyday Life: A Reader for the Upper Grades by Fanny E. Coe (1911)
"A surfman was at once sent off to procure a team of horses, while the others ran out the wagon with the surfboat on it. \\ithin twenty or thirty minutes the ..."

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