Durham boat

noun

Definition of Durham boat

: a long narrow flat-bottomed boat used to transport freight on the rivers of North America in the 18th and early 19th centuries

History and Etymology for Durham boat

after Robert Durham, 18th century American boat builder

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“Durham boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Durham%20boat. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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