canal boat


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canal boat

n
1. (Navigation) a long narrow boat used on canals, esp for carrying freight
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Noun1.canal boat - a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canalscanal boat - a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
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It still continued to rain heavily, and when we went down to the Canal Boat (for that was the mode of conveyance by which we were to proceed) after dinner, the weather was as unpromising and obstinately wet as one would desire to see.
The famous regiment, with so many of whose officers we have made acquaintance, was drafted in canal boats to Bruges and Ghent, thence to march to Brussels.
Them canal boats is what you may call the wooden walls of England.
There is limited accommodation in the area, so why not book a canal boat holiday and experience first hand this unique site by navigating your boat across the aqueduct.
Amanda Chapell, 47, was steering the 50ft canal boat through a tight lock when a fender jolted the side and she tumbled overboard.
Well, the sun and the sea - I can understand but now he's back in the canal boat business, seeking to restore the family boat which was always moored up north near Lancaster.
A WOMAN in he r twenties was killed yesterday when fire swept through a canal boat.
A police spokesman said: ``They failed to return the boat, which is a four-berth canal boat valued at pounds 18,000.
U-drive boat: Crown Blue Line offers self-drive canal boat tours, with each boat accommodating two to 12 passengers.
The master plan called for 2,280 residential units, a 245-boat slip marina, 590 canal boat slips, 350-room hotel, a 46,000square-foot office building, retail/commercial spaces recreation facilities, a health club and a yacht club.
A canal boat moored in the dock sailed to the Duckmarine and began pulling passengers from the water.
A BIKE ride in Warwickshire next weekend will help raise money for a young people's canal boat project.