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coble

[koh-buh l] /ˈkoʊ bəl/
noun
1.
a flat-bottomed fishing boat with a lugsail, used mainly in northern England and Scotland for salmon.
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  • coble was convicted because he attempted to use a bogus comptroller's warrant to satisfy a tax lien.
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coble

/ˈkəʊbəl; ˈkɒbəl/
noun
1.
(Scot & Northern English) a small single-masted flat-bottomed fishing boat
Word Origin
C13: probably of Celtic origin; compare Welsh ceubal skiff
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