a seat composed of a plank suspended in a horizontal position from ropes, used by painters and other persons who work on the exteriors of buildings, ships, etc., while seated at a considerable height.
(nautical) a seat consisting of a short flat board slung from ropes, used to support a person working on the side of a vessel or in its rigging
a body style in which the rear end of the vehicle tapers to a point or a cone.
a large grackle, Quiscalus major, of the southeastern U.S., that folds its tail into a shape resembling the keel of a boat. Historical Examples What Bird is That? Frank M. Chapman Birds from Coahuila, Mexico Emil K. Urban
boat anchor Historical Examples With Drake on the Spanish Main Herbert Strang
a train scheduled to carry passengers to or from a landing point: The boat train to Paris was waiting at Cherbourg. Historical Examples Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile Hushed Up William Le Queux Uncanny Tales Various The Glory of the Trenches Coningsby Dawson The Blue Germ Martin Swayne The Glory of […]