from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A boat equipped to fight fires along waterfronts and on ships.

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  • noun A harbor boat designed for pumping high volumes of harbor water onto dockside fires.

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

  • noun a boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront


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