Definition of boathouse
: a building to house and protect boats
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One of the filthiest spots was across the North Branch from a boathouse Emanuel commissioned six years ago from architect Jeanne Gang as a cornerstone of his riverfront plans.
The patio below the boathouse deck — once a gaping hole — was filled and reconstructed using lightweight pavers.
There is also a day room above the docks, in the boathouse.
Borrow a kayak from the new boathouse and propel yourself through East Branch Reservoir amidst wildlife, including bald eagles.
A local trucking company offered to transport the shell free of cost to the boathouse, saving the men an extra walk and row.
Modern Country joins the mix in November, and O’Neill is considering a coastal living magazine to explore her love of boathouses.
The state's highest court upheld a decision to have much of it — including the red-roofed boathouse, the riverfront pool, the paved patio — torn down.
The boathouse and pier leading to the now-dry ground where the lake lift was filmed is off to the right.
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First Known Use of boathouse
BOATHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boathouse for English Language Learners
: a small building that is used for storing boats near a river or lake
BOATHOUSE Defined for Kids
Definition of boathouse for Students
: a house or shelter for boats
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