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catboat

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noun cat·boat \ˈkat-ˌbōt\

Definition of catboat

  1. :  a sailboat having a cat rig and usually a centerboard and being of light draft and broad beam




CATBOAT Defined for Kids

catboat

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noun cat·boat \ˈkat-ˌbōt\

Definition of catboat for Students

  1. :  a sailboat with a single mast set far forward and a single large sail with a long boom




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