Boathouse



a building or shed, usually built partly over water, for sheltering a boat or boats.
Contemporary Examples

Google, Marc Jacobs, and Other Casualties of the Christmas Party Recession Deborah Schoeneman November 18, 2008

Historical Examples

The Golden Boys and Their New Electric Cell L. P. Wyman
Dave Porter and His Rivals Edward Stratemeyer
Poor Man’s Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
Dave Porter and His Rivals Edward Stratemeyer
The Golden Boys and Their New Electric Cell L. P. Wyman
Crown and Sceptre George Manville Fenn
The Sea Bride Ben Ames Williams
The Man Next Door Emerson Hough
The Girls of Central High on Lake Luna Gertrude W. Morrison

noun
a shelter by the edge of a river, lake, etc, for housing boats

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