flat-bottom flat-bottom

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a flat bottom

Usage(s):

  1. A rescue team from Texas that had ferried hundreds of people to safety in their flat-bottom boats were told by a New Orleans sheriff that unless they were armed, they should get .
  2. The return of Bobby Fischer, the biggest comeback since Napoleon sailed a single-masted flat-bottom out of Elba (on his way, mind you, to Waterloo), has been widely noted but quite.

News

  1. Floodwaters force 100s to evacuate NE Iowa town

    Even as he rowed his flat-bottom aluminum boat down New Hartford's Main Street, Jim Johnson didn't seem especially concerned Tuesday about the flooding that had inundated his small northeast Iowa town. ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Floodwaters force 100s to evacuate New Hartford

    NEW HARTFORD - Even as he rowed his flat-bottom aluminum boat down New Hartford's Main Street, Jim Johnson didn't seem especially concerned Tuesday about the flooding that had inundated his small northeast Iowa tow.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Marshalltown Times-Republican

  3. Detroit Riverkeeper Robert Burns is on a mission for water quality

    From his 22-foot flat-bottom SeaArk boat, Robert Burns travels up and down the river, observing changes in the water and on shore that could affect the water quality. He documents what he sees with a handheld camera. In addition to reporting problem areas and working with enforcement agencies, Burns' role is to educate the public about water-quality issues affecting the river.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  • "We can't have people who are timid," Tiahrt said. "There's too many people that have thought their whole lives they had to be in Congress. They're willing to do anything and say anything to stay in Congress. They're like a flat-bottom sail...
    on Jan 29, 2010 By: Todd Tiahrt Source: Topeka Capital Journal

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