chebacco boat

che·​bac·​co boat | \ shəˈba(ˌ)kō-, -akə- \

Definition of chebacco boat

: a narrow-sterned boat formerly much used in Newfoundland fisheries

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History and Etymology for chebacco boat

from Chebacco, former parish of Ipswich, Massachusetts, (now in the town of Essex), where it originated

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“Chebacco boat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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