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bumboat

noun bum·boat \ˈbəm-ˌbōt\

Definition of BUMBOAT

:  a boat that brings provisions and commodities for sale to larger ships in port or offshore

Origin of BUMBOAT

probably from Low German bumboot, from bum tree + boot boat
First Known Use: 1769

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