mackinaw-boat

Mackinaw boat

noun
a flat-bottomed boat with sharp prow and square stern, propelled by oars and sometimes sails, formerly widely used on the upper Great Lakes.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

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mackinaw boat

noun
a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes [syn: mackinaw
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