cockboat

noun
cock·​boat | \ ˈkäkˌbōt \

Definition of cockboat

: a small boat especially : one used as a tender to a larger boat

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History and Etymology for cockboat

Middle English cokbote, from cok cockboat + bote boat

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“Cockboat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cockboat. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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