Definition of Flatbottomed

1. Adjective. Having a flat bottom. "A flatbottomed boat"

Exact synonyms: Flatbottom
Similar to: Even



Definition of Flatbottomed

1. a. Having an even lower surface or bottom; as, a flat-bottomed boat.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatbottomed

flat wracks
flatback
flatbacks
flatbed
flatbed lorry
flatbed press
flatbed truck
flatbeds
flatbill
flatbills
flatblock
flatblocks
flatboat
flatboats
flatbottom
flatbottomed (current term)
flatbow
flatbows
flatbread
flatbreads
flatbrod
flatcap
flatcaps
flatcar
flatcars
flatchested
flate
flatfeet
flatfield
flatfish

Literary usage of Flatbottomed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"In that period he prepared two thousand flatbottomed gun-vessels, and gunboats, or transports. The fighting craft cost to build from four thousand to thirty ..."

2. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"It is traversed by a few flatbottomed valleys, which are green and free from trees: in such spots the scenery was pretty like that of a park. ..."

3. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius C├Žsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1811)
"... which crossing in flatbottomed boats, 1^75. they proceeded to St. Johns. Schuyler now falling sick, the command devolved upon general Montgomery. ..."

4. The Monthly Review (1831)
"The barge was a large flatbottomed vessel, resembling a steam-boat in appearance, fitted up with the greatest attention to comfort, and supplied, as usual, ..."

5. The History of England: From the Revolution to the Death of George the by David Hume (1810)
"... the land near Havre-de- Grace, where the flatbottomed boats, provided for landing, were hoisted out, and a second disembarkation expected. ..."

6. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1886)
"... gave the Letter to Hugh Moor for your Sister, and if Bill had taken my advice I should not have answered yours to me, for I saw 20 flatbottomed Boats ..."

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