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 for Boating
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 :

  Boating \Boat"ing\, n.
     1. The act or practice of rowing or sailing, esp. as an
        amusement; carriage in boats.
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     2. In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying
        them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to
        perish.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  boating
      n 1: water travel for pleasure [syn: boating, yachting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "boating":
     canoeing, circumnavigation, coasting, cruising, gunkholing,
     motorboating, navigability, navigating, navigation, passage-making,
     periplus, rowing, sailing, sculling, sea travel, seafaring,
     steaming, travel by water, voyaging, water travel, yachting
  
  

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