- n. Plural form of boat.
“SAR reports there was a lot of surface traffic in the area: Commercial boats, cabin cruisers, fishing boats .”
“a great many boats passing up and down the river; _there are more boats_  _on this river between Mushgreelia and Housa than between Rosetta and Cairo on the Nile of Egypt_.”
“For allowing further time for perfans to take out certificates for ufing or wearing hair powder, in purfuance of an ad of this prefent feflion of parliament, intituled, An ad for granting to his Majefty a duty en certificates ijfued for ufing hair powder j and alfo further time for the admeasurement and regi - stering of boats, barges, and other veflels, in purfuance of ano - ther aft of the fame feffion, intituled, An afl for reptiring all boats*”
“I was told the people in boats were having great catches.”
“But the phenomenon of outsized personalities buying bloated boats is nothing new.”
“When he's not starting businesses, Mr. Branson is attempting to break speed and distance records in boats and hot-air balloons.”
“So much here is reminiscent of later stories and indeed of history - the rescue of the English refugees by small boats from the rest of Europe is an odd inversion of Dunkirk; the tripods pop up in John Christopher; the gas warfare waged by the aliens against London was soon to happen in real life.”
“The blessing of the boats is normally a joyous kickoff to the spring fishing season in St. Bernard Parish.”
“Gamblin boats, Lottery's and we continue to slide down the hill of poverty.”
“It appears that the days of launching boats from the island to race out to shark attacks are overthe east landing crane is now closed to this kind of activity.”
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includes words of the "Prodcom list"
Here be a trove of words and phrases associated (fore or aft) with picarooning / pickarooning, scavenged from Google Books citations.
The Prince Edward Island folksong Mick Riley inspi...
Looking for tweets for boats.