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flyboat

[flahy-boht] /ˈflaɪˌboʊt/
noun
1.
a small, fast boat.
Origin
1570-1580
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
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flyboat

/ˈflaɪˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
any small swift boat
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