house-boat

houseboat

[hous-boht]
noun
1.
a flat-bottomed, bargelike boat fitted for use as a floating dwelling but not for rough water.
verb (used without object)
2.
to travel or live on a houseboat.

Origin:
1780–90; house + boat

houseboater, noun
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houseboat (ˈhaʊsˌbəʊt)
 
n
a stationary boat or barge used as a home

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