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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a boat for use on a canal; esp. one of peculiar shape, carrying freight, and drawn by horses walking on the towpath beside the canal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A comparatively long and narrow boat used on canals for the conveyance of goods or passengers, and commonly moved by traction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals

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