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canal boat

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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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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.
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.
A spokesperson at SalesPontoon explained, At the SalesPontoon we list the widest range of canal boats in the UK and make it easy for you to find exactly what you want by whatever requirements you need to search by.
Stuart also took photos of two sunken canal boats in the same area.
Great Canal Journeys Channel 4, 8pm Canal lovers Timothy West and Prunella Scales take to the waterways again, this time travelling from Birmingham to Braunston to attend a festival of vintage canal boats.
MY husband and I came to the Black Country on a short break from South Wales to visit the Living Museum and to take a trip on the Dudley Canal boats.
smashed the windows of a popular cafe before lobbing stones at VANDALS smashed the windows of a popular cafe before lobbing stones at nearby canal boats.
Canal boats Sam and Leo operate on a section of the Leeds to Liverpool canal at Skipton and are authorised to carry no more than 12 passengers.
Early canal boats were pulled by men, horses, and mules, as there were no engines to propel these boats.
A pair of canal boats manned by two or three men can convey 70-80 tons, relieving the roads of, say, 15 five-ton trucks.
The company is the official 2012 Games Canal Boat operator, and is offering 12 canal boats in a scheduled service, and 18 sloop boats available for charter.