canalboat

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canalboat

(kəˈnælˌbəʊt) or

canal barge

n
(Navigation) a long narrow boat used on canals, esp for carrying freight
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No, dearest: it would be quite proper--say on a canal barge; but it would not be proper for her at a garden party.
The couple cancelled plans to marry on a canal barge in Little Venice, north west London, on Valentine's Day this year after news leaked out.
Council parks staff joined forces with sponsors Retail Birmingham to create a spectacular chunk of the city in the capital, featuring replicas of the Town Hall, the Bullring bull, a canal barge, lock gates and Selfridges along with the Mini.
They drank in several bars before he forced her to the Uppermills area and on to a canal barge.
A GENTLE WAY TO SEE THE CITY SIGHTS: A canal barge in Amsterdam
They drank in several bars - then he forced her to the Uppermills area and on to a canal barge.
"A canal barge could operate for sight-seeing and shopping excursions up to the Bootle Strand," says Ron, who edits the Scottie Press community paper.
Works and Pensions Minister Alan Johnson on board a canal barge in Birmingham with local Labour candidates Steve McCabe, Jayne Innes (sunglasses) and Gisela Stuart, pushing their message for the General Election
John said: "The main target will be tourists on canal barge and sailing holidays."
Had the grim discovery not been made by a passing canal barge, this killer may never have been brought to justice.
A GROUP of youngsters from Coventry will be having an action-packed Easter holiday on a canal barge, thanks to students from Warwick University.
Weighing 15 tonnes, with 100 trees planted along a 16-metre canal barge, the project will allow passers-by to hear recordings made by military families and UK Afghan communities in Birmingham exploring themes of homecoming and relocation.