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- n. A flat-bottomed, square-ended boat once used in the Philippines as a lighter to ferry goods between ship and shore
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A boat of the Philippines, used chiefly on the river at Manila, almost rectangular in form, very flat and very durable, and much used for conveying cargoes to and from ships.
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