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boathouse

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noun boat·house \-ˌhau̇s\

Simple Definition of boathouse

  • : a small building that is used for storing boats near a river or lake

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boathouse

  1. :  a building to house and protect boats


BOATHOUSE Defined for Kids

boathouse

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noun boat·house \ˈbōt-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of boathouse for Students

  1. :  a house or shelter for boats




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