Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of narrowboat.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A must-see for canal boat fans, it has many historic narrowboats moored in the basin.

    Readers' tips: winter family days out

  • In its heyday, Limehouse Basin was a working dock, a place of intense activity as foreign cargoes were unloaded on to narrowboats and transported to the north.

    A working life: the lock keeper

  • Some of her tasks include clearing the canals of invasive weeds, helping to ensure the survival of wildlife, and helping barges and narrowboats through the many locks in her region.

    A working life: the lock keeper

  • Rising abruptly from the plain and its hobbity world of thatch and narrowboats, Beeston Castle is every warlike child's dream.

    Britain's best views: Cheshire

  • And one of my strongest memories of those days - it can only date from 1969 and 1970 - is the Fellows, Morton & Clayton narrowboats that still carried cargo along the Grand Union.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • And one of my strongest memories of those days - it can only date from 1969 and 1970 - is the Fellows, Morton & Clayton narrowboats that still carried cargo along the Grand Union.

    The Friends of Raymond

  • At worst, my narrowboats would stop running, and you would have to find other merchants to deal with.

    Mistborn

  • Dozens of men trudged along the towpath — a small road alongside the canal — pulling the four barges and two narrowboats that made up their convoy.

    Mistborn

  • In a psychedelic way it reminded Nancy of the layout of the narrowboats her parents had hired for canal holidays when she was a child.

    Fox Evil

  • Others are seeking support, or hard cash, to lift their narrowboats out of decades of disrepair.

    diamond geezer

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