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 for boat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boat \Boat\ (b[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boated; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Boating.]
     1. To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
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     2. To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
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     To boat the oars. See under Oar.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boat \Boat\ (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to
     Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf.
     Bateau.]
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     1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars
        or paddles, but often by a sail.
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     Note: Different kinds of boats have different names; as,
           canoe, yawl, wherry, pinnace, punt, etc.
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     2. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive
        of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet
        boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is
        sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest
        class; as, the Cunard boats.
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     3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in
        shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
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     Note: Boat is much used either adjectively or in combination;
           as, boat builder or boatbuilder; boat building or
           boatbuilding; boat hook or boathook; boathouse; boat
           keeper or boatkeeper; boat load; boat race; boat
           racing; boat rowing; boat song; boatlike; boat-shaped.
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     Advice boat. See under Advice.
  
     Boat hook (Naut.), an iron hook with a point on the back,
        fixed to a long pole, to pull or push a boat, raft, log,
        etc. --Totten.
  
     Boat rope, a rope for fastening a boat; -- usually called a
        painter.
  
     In the same boat, in the same situation or predicament.
        [Colloq.] --F. W. Newman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boat \Boat\, v. i.
     To go or row in a boat.
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           I boated over, ran my craft aground.     --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  boat
      n 1: a small vessel for travel on water
      2: a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce [syn:
         gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boat]
      v 1: ride in a boat on water

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  151 Moby Thesaurus words for "boat":
     almadia, argosy, ark, auto, autocar, automobile, auxiliary, barge,
     bark, bottom, bucket, buggy, bus, buss, canoe, car, cargo boat,
     carry sail, cart, cat, catamaran, circumnavigate, coach, coast,
     cockle, cockleshell, cog, coracle, craft, crate, cross, cruise,
     cruiser, cutter, dinghy, dispatch boat, dray, drifter, dugout,
     ferry, ferryboat, fishing boat, float, funny, galley, gig, glider,
     go by ship, go on shipboard, go to sea, gondola, haul, heap,
     hooker, houseboat, hoy, hulk, hull, hydrofoil, hydroplane, jalopy,
     jolly, jolly boat, kayak, keel, knockabout, launch, leviathan,
     lifeboat, lighter, longboat, machine, mailer, make a passage,
     motor, motor vehicle, motorboat, motorcar, motorized vehicle,
     navigate, outboard, outrigger canoe, packet, pilot, pilot boat,
     pinnace, piragua, pirogue, ply, pontoon, post boat, pram, punt,
     racer, racing shell, raft, randan, row, rowboat, rowing boat, run,
     runabout, sail, sail round, sail the sea, sailboat, sampan,
     scooter, scow, scull, seafare, shallop, shell, ship, showboat,
     skiff, sled, sledge, small boat, sneakbox, speedboat, steam,
     steamboat, surfboat, take a voyage, towboat, traverse, trawlboat,
     trawler, trimaran, trow, truck, tub, tug, tugboat, van, vessel,
     voiture, voyage, wagon, wanigan, watercraft, whale-gig, whaleboat,
     wheelbarrow, wheels, wherry, wreck, yacht, yawl, yawl boat
  
  

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