picketboat

noun
pick·​et·​boat | \ ˈpi-kət-ˌbōt How to pronounce picketboat (audio) \

Definition of picketboat

: a craft used (as by the coast guard) for harbor patrol

First Known Use of picketboat

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of picketboat was in 1862

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“Picketboat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picketboat. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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