Batteau



bateau (def 1).
Historical Examples

The batteau was too cumbrous for use toward the head waters of the Missouri, and it was to be sent back to St. Louis.
Lewis and Clark William R. Lighton

Once or twice we passed the red wreck of a batteau which had been stove some spring.
The Maine Woods Henry David Thoreau

Before placing in the batteau the coffin containing the body of the deceased, it is lawful for each one present to accuse him.
History of Embalming J. N. Gannal

Take to your batteau and get you to Oswego as soon as may be.
The Little Red Foot Robert W. Chambers

We poled our batteau with outfit and camped where now stands the village of Franconia.
Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom

While one took the batteau by the bow, another kept hold of the stern to keep her from upsetting, or filling with water.
An interesting journal of Abner Stocking of Chatham, Connecticut Abner Stocking

There was water enough to have swamped a batteau, but against a raft the comber had knocked its head off for nothing.
Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman

Well, said Capt. Peak as they beached the batteau and sprang ashore, I see you have the boat.
The Broncho Rider Boys with the Texas Rangers Frank Fowler

We happened to pass the bridge as a batteau was coming up to a store at the end of it, to discharge its cargo.
Historic Highways of America (Vol. 12) Archer Butler Hulbert

The portage was effected by placing the batteau on wheels and yoking it up to a string of oxen.
Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2) Wiliam Cabell Bruce

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