Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or practice of rowing or sailing a boat, especially as a means of exercise or amusement.
- n. Transportation by boats.
- n. A punishment in ancient Persia, consisting in fastening an offender on his back in a boat and leaving him to perish or be eaten by vermin.
- n. the activity of going out onto a body of water in a boat
- n. historical In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to perish.
- v. present participle of boat.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or practice of rowing or sailing, esp. as an amusement; carriage in boats.
- n. In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to perish.
- n. water travel for pleasure
“Perform a catalog search for the keyword "boating" to find this program in the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Activities Catalog and online listings.”
“They showed more interest in boating, tennis and golf than Giants fans did.”
“The Javits Convention Center was packed with people expressing enthusiasm to begin boating once the weather turned warm.”
“The leap of faith that Obama requires goes beyond his lack of experience and extends to all of us hoping that he, and we, have the resilience to shake of whatever swift-boating is headed this way.”
“Bijou's Odessy" - an adventure in boating in Mexico”
“People illegally gaining entry for fishing and boating is also a problem.”
“Of course, it's a beautiful bay, boating is fun and I suppose that there are many people who live on polluted waters and just enjoy the view (heh!).”
“Defending against swift boating is not being “left”.”
“More than 200 sportsmen drown or succumb to hypothermia in boating accidents each year, most when the boat capsizes or the sportsman falls overboard.”
“Getting down from the ridge-line or off the water if you're boating is the most important safety measure you can take to avoid a strike.”
Looking for tweets for boating.