narrow boat

noun

British
: a barge with a beam of less than seven feet (2.1 meters)

Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of narrow boat was in 1836

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“Narrow boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrow%20boat. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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