fly boat


a small, fast boat.

1570–80; < Dutch vlieboot, equivalent to Vlie (name of a channel along the North Sea island of Vlieland) + boot boot; vlie later altered by association with fly1 Unabridged
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flyboat (ˈflaɪˌbəʊt)
any small swift boat

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