houseboat houseboat  /ˈhaʊs ˌboʊt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a barge that is designed and equipped for use as a dwelling

Usage(s):

  1. Cunanan, 27, finally killed himself in an unoccupied houseboat not two miles away from the scene of his last crime.
  2. His body lay lifeless in the houseboat, the revolver by his groin.
  3. The manhunt--badly bungled, says Orth--ended after about 11 weeks with Cunanan's suicide on a Miami Beach houseboat.

News

  1. Houseboat on fire on Susquehanna River

    A houseboat was set ablaze on the Susquehanna River late Saturday evening — possibly by a woman with a flare gun.An emergency alert sent out at 9:42 p.m. warned of a "watercraft incident" in the river in Manor Township.The fire, according to the notice from Alertpage — a private organiza...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  2. Houseboat on fire on Susquehanna

    A houseboat was set ablaze on the Susquehanna River late Saturday evening — possibly by a woman with a flare gun.An emergency alert sent out at 9:42 p.m. warned of a "watercraft incident" in the river in Manor Township.The fire, according to the notice from Alertpage — a private organiza...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  3. Houseboat owners take to Lake Oroville again after seven-month repair for vessel

    OROVILLE — A houseboat named "Goin' Nowhere" is again at home on Lake Oroville, and its owners are thrilled.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Oroville Mercury-Register

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Quotes

  1. Akshaye said: "I am enjoying my stay in a houseboat out here. It's a different experience altogether. Kerala is such a beautiful place and I'm charmed by its beauty. There is so much of tranquil, calm in the backwaters of Kerala."
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Akshaye Khanna Source: nowRunning.com

  2. "With that single image, of the two on the houseboat by the temple being taken apart, came this notion of destruction and rebuilding," says Michaels, 50, in her softly insistent voice. "Perfection is a kind of deceit; the way we commemorate...
    on Mar 20, 2009 By: Anne Michaels Source: The Age

  3. "They are working their tails off trying to catch it," Mr McNamara said. "A bloke eating a mud crab was throwing the scraps out the back of a houseboat when the croc came up to him, so we know it's there."
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Andrew McNamara Source: NEWS.com.au

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