coble

noun
co·​ble | \ ˈkō-bəl How to pronounce coble (audio) \

Definition of coble

: a flat-bottomed boat propelled chiefly by oars and used in Scotland and northern England especially for fishing

First Known Use of coble

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coble

Middle English

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“Coble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coble. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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