narrow boat

noun

Definition of narrow boat

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

First Known Use of narrow boat

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Narrow boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrow%20boat. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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