cockleboat

cockleboat

[kok-uhl-boht]
noun

Origin:
1615–25; cockle1 + boat

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cockboat or cockleboat (ˈkɒkˌbəʊt, ˈkɒkəlˌbəʊt)
 
n
any small boat
 
[C15 cokbote, perhaps ultimately from Late Latin caudica dug-out canoe, from Latin caudex tree trunk]
 
cockleboat or cockleboat
 
n
 
[C15 cokbote, perhaps ultimately from Late Latin caudica dug-out canoe, from Latin caudex tree trunk]

cockleboat (ˈkɒkəlˌbəʊt)
 
n
another word for cockboat

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