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1. A small sloop-rigged coasting ship.
2. A heavy barge used for freight.
[Middle English hoie, from Middle Dutch hoey, hoede.]
Used to attract attention.
1. (Nautical Terms) a freight barge
2. (Nautical Terms) a coastal fishing and trading vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used during the 17th and 18th centuries
[C15: from Middle Dutch hoei]
a cry used to attract attention or drive animals
[C14: variant of hey]
(Biography) Sir Chris(topher Andrew), born 1976, Scottish cyclist: in his international career (1999–2012) he won eleven World Championship gold medals and six Olympic gold medals for Britain
1. a heavy barge used in harbors.
2. a small vessel of the 17th and 18th centuries, used for fishing and coastal trading.
[1485–95; < Middle Dutch hoey]
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|Noun||1.||hoy - a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)|
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
dredger - a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging
houseboat - a barge that is designed and equipped for use as a dwelling
pontoon - (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
scow - a barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold