keel boat

keelboat

[keel-boht]
noun
a roughly built, shallow freight boat, having a keel to permit sailing into the wind.

Origin:
1685–95; keel1 or keel2 + boat

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keelboat (ˈkiːlˌbəʊt)
 
n
a river boat with a shallow draught and a keel, used for freight and moved by towing, punting, or rowing

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