swan boat

noun

Definition of swan boat 

: a small paddleboat usually for children or sightseers that is a large model of a swan

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At least one of the photos, depicting the future First Lady floating inside a swan boat on a still lake, and her swinging from a chandelier, combines images into a composite. NBC News, "News media paid Melania Trump thousands for use of photos in 'positive stories only'," 2 July 2018 The event will shut down a large parking garage under the Common and local tourist attractions, such as the Public Garden swan boats, for security purposes. Jennifer Levitz, WSJ, "Boston Sets Restrictions for Saturday Protests," 18 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of swan boat

1953, in the meaning defined above

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