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  • adj. Alternative spelling of flat-bottomed.

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  • adj. having a flat bottom


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  • Unless he ran a flatbottomed boat for bonefish in the Keys.

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  • Every type of military store was amassed in profusion, Antwerp was converted into a naval arsenal, and flatbottomed boats and barges collected in every port between Ostend and Étaples.


  • It was a flatbottomed outrigged deal boat, very long, and so narrow that to look over one's shoulder in it was a manoeuvre of extreme delicacy, especially where the rapids caused the water to be in wild commotion.

    Two Summers in Guyenne

  • Why unmoors that flatbottomed craft, that gabarre; about eleven at night; with Ninety Priests under hatches?

    The French Revolution

  • And still further to divert the enemy's attention from the proper seat of danger, he also prepared thirty-two flatbottomed boats, upon which there were only fireworks burning, and whose sole object was to deceive the enemy.

    History of the Revolt of the Netherlands — Complete

  • In State v McIlroy (268 Ark 277, 1980) the Arkansas Supreme Court determined that a stream used only for recreational purposes by canoeists and fishermen in flatbottomed boats 18 feet long was navigable.

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  • Such use would include flatbottomed boats for fishing and canoes for floating - or both.

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  • If you someone set up your online job, you don't acquire to fall for weaker income flatbottomed in this minute of withdrawal.

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  • We were put onot a flatbottomed boat with a sort of lounge on the bottom deck and we made our way slowly toward the islands. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • a flatbottomed boat, whose bow forms an inclined plane with the bottom, at rest in still water.

    On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures


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