Definition of longboat
: a large oared boat usually carried by a merchant sailing ship
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The accompanying illustration suggests otherwise: A man, eyes closed, is contentedly lying out on a longboat stacked with watermelons, while a dog naps on his chest.
Companies and choices My weeklong trip aboard Viking Cruises' longboat Var traveled from Budapest to Nuremberg, Germany.
Most of the hunting that goes on here has nothing to do with Spanish galleons or Viking longboats.
These days oreboats, straight deckers, bulkers, sternenders, self unloaders, longboats and lakeboats deliver 180 million tons of cargo to and from the lakes annually.
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