Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A short, clumsy Dutch vessel used in rivers.

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Examples

  • So we all and Mr. Ibbott, the Minister, took a schuit -- [The trekschuit (drag-boat) along the canal is still described as an agreeable conveyance from Leyden to Delft.] -- and very much pleased with the manner and conversation of the passengers, where most speak French; went after them, but met them by the way.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 05: May 1660

  • So we all and Mr. Ibbott, the Minister, took a schuit -- [The trekschuit

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • So we all and Mr. Ibbott, the Minister, took a schuit ” [The trekschuit

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, May 1660

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