killer boat

noun
variants: or less commonly killer ship

Definition of killer boat

: one of the small fast boats accompanying a factory ship in whaling and responsible for the pursuit and capture of a whale

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“Killer boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/killer%20boat. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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