Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A woman who manages a boat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who manages a boat.

Etymologies

boat +‎ woman (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In Canton, he becomes Barry Moddie, a modern Indian who is enchanted by many things foreign, including a Cantonese boatwoman.

    The Ashes of History

  • The next day all of the tope officials at the attendance that atones Cialis calculated the embodiment of the reputedly “fetching” Russian boatwoman.

    Mentalist: Chinatown : Bev Vincent

  • When it reached the middle of the lake, lady Feng became nervous, for the craft was small and the occupants many, and hastily handing the pole to a boatwoman, she squatted down at last.

    Hung Lou Meng

  • It is a very common sight to see a boatwoman rowing the boat, with her baby strapped on her back.

    The Nursery, No. 107, November, 1875, Vol. XVIII. A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers

  • Tehei and Bihaura had come along to see us home, and the latter proved a good boatwoman herself.

    Chapter 12

  • Bihaura had come along to see us home, and the latter proved a good boatwoman herself.

    "The High Seat Of Abundance"

  • We trust ourselves to the care of an experienced boatwoman, and are soon in a fairy-like scene, a long sheet of limpid water surrounded by verdant ridges, amid which peep châlets here and there, and velvety pastures slope down to the water's edge; all is here tenderness, loveliness, and peace.

    Holidays in Eastern France

  • John is no match for a Canton boatwoman on water, whatever he may be on land.

    Round the World

  • Nevertheless the boatwoman and the boatman do not seem anxious; and I begin to wonder whether the famous prohibition is not a myth.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan First Series

  • The boatwoman at first declares that the rapping was made only for the sake of the singular echo.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan First Series

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