billyboy

noun

Definition of billyboy

British
: a flat-bottomed bluff-bowed river or coasting boat usually rigged as a ketch or sloop and carrying leeboards

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History and Etymology for billyboy

probably from the name Billy + boy

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“Billyboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/billyboy. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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