jolly boat

noun
jol·​ly boat | \ˈjä-lē- \

Definition of jolly boat 

: a ship's boat of medium size used for general-purpose work

First Known Use of jolly boat

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jolly boat

origin unknown

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