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York boat

noun, (sometimes lowercase) Canadian.
1.
a large rowboat or heavy canoe used for transporting supplies, especially by fur trappers in the Canadian Northwest.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; after York, Manitoba, Canada, where it was originally built as a canoe by the Hudson's Bay Company
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