Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A licensed lighter employed in the transportation of goods to and from vessels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A licensed lighter employed in the transportation of goods to and from vessels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In China, a licensed lighter or cargo-boat, for the conveyance of goods to and from vessels in the harbor.

Etymologies

chop +‎ boat (chop sort, quality - from Chinese). (Wiktionary)

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