foy boat

noun
\ ˈfȯi- \

Definition of foy boat

: a pilot boat used in and about the river Tyne

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History and Etymology for foy boat

foy (origin unknown) + boat

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“Foy boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foy%20boat. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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