from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small rounded boat made of waterproof material stretched over a wicker or wooden frame.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small, circular or oblong boat made of wickerwork and made watertight with hides or pitch, propelled and steered with a single paddle and light enough to be carried on a man's back.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A boat made by covering a wicker frame with leather or oilcloth. It was used by the ancient Britons, and is still used by fisherman in Wales and some parts of Ireland. Also, a similar boat used in Tibet and in Egypt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fisherman's boat used in Wales and on many parts of the Irish coast, made by covering a wicker frame with leather or oil-cloth; a kind of bull-boat. Also spelled corracle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small rounded boat made of hides stretched over a wicker frame; still used in some parts of Great Britain
Welsh corwgl, from Middle Irish curach, from Old Irish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)