gunboat

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noun gun·boat \ˈgən-ˌbōt\

Definition of gunboat

  1. :  an armed ship of shallow draft

1777

First Known Use of gunboat

1777


GUNBOAT Defined for English Language Learners

gunboat

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noun gun·boat \ˈgən-ˌbōt\

Definition of gunboat for English Language Learners

  • : a small ship with guns


GUNBOAT Defined for Kids

gunboat

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noun gun·boat \ˈgən-ˌbōt\

Definition of gunboat for Students

  1. :  a small armed ship for use near a coast



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