flatboat : Definition, Usages, News and More

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f lat boht

  • n  a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

  • Looking down into the muck to avoid hitting cars and up to maneuver around low hanging power lines and tree branches, we came upon a flatboat filled with law enforcement .
  • Along narrow streams deep in the country there were leisurely men in overalls who pulled a flatboat across by wires for an occasional farmer's wagon or a model-T Ford.
  • One thing Robert cut out was "the story of how his father sewed up the eyes of a drove of hogs, when he found it impossible to get them aboard a flatboat by driving them in the .
News & Articles

  • Citizen discovers historic flatboat
    CARBONDALE — Shawnee Group of the Sierra Club will sponsor an archaeology program at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 in Carbondale Township Hall, 217 E. Main St. The program will focus on the discovery of a historic flatboat in 2002.
    Sept. 2, 2013 - The Southern Illinoisan

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