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johnboat

johnboat

noun john·boat \ˈjän-ˌbōt\

Definition of JOHNBOAT

:  a narrow flat-bottomed square-ended boat usually propelled by a pole or paddle and used on inland waterways

Origin of JOHNBOAT

from the name John
First Known Use: 1905

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