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.
The canal boat of your dreams is out there; whether it's pre-loved, new or totally bespoke to you, but finding it can take so much time.
POLICE are investigating after a canal boat smashed into a submerged Land Rover on the River Avon.
The Heulwen Trust, a charity which provides free canal boat trips for the disabled, runs the Welshpool Country Music Festival as a fundraiser for the charity.
According to the sales particulars, a 225-berth canal boat marina could be built on the site with retail shops, cafes and restaurants.
And along the way, they meet a 78-yearold boatman, who reveals how he was born on a canal boat, and unveil a plaque dedicated to a woman who dedicated her life to preserving Britain's canals.
Andrew, who had been visiting his parents on their barge when the Duckmarine sank, said: "We were just on the canal boat when we looked through the window and saw it turning round in circles.
Q I'VE always fancied a holiday on a canal boat but I'm not sure that I could cope with the tight cabins and the steering.
This tale of Rachel, who lives on a canal boat and her white horse that pulls it, has been out of print for many years and yet has much still to offer--not least to those trying to find resources for a canal topic.
A canal boat company has been ordered to pay Au3,600 in fines and costs for operating passenger vessels without valid certificates.