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jon boat

or jon·boat also john boat or john·boat  (jŏn′bōt′)
n.
A small flatbottom boat with square ends, used on shallow waterways.

[Probably alteration (influenced by the name Jon) of joe boat, variant spelling of jow boat, perhaps from Scots jow, to move with a rocking motion, from Middle English jollen, to stagger, knock, variant of chollen, to strike, perhaps from chavel, chaule, cheek; see jowl1.]
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Contract Awarded for 16ft jon boat with 25 elpt four stroke motor with trailer
The fittest of duck rigs acknowledges this fact, whether it's a carefully chosen kayak, tricked-out jon boat or custom-built airboat.
Three of us rode in Maines' stout, 25-foot cabin cruiser, which towed an aluminum jon boat loaded with decoys.
Marilyn's love of boating began after her first date with Peter, when he took her fishing on his 10' jon boat.
We quickly got dressed, grabbed our gear, and packed the flat-bottom jon boat that patiently awaited our arrival to start our first day's hunt.
That evening when we returned from another session of searching for big cat tracks, Ray and I loaded his Jon boat in the truck with malicious intent.
A jon boat waits among the water lilies, restless as wind, a paddle in the bow, as though night were a current to be muscled through.
The preferred method of removal is by the use of a Jon boat and the use rakes and nets to manually remove the algae and aquatic weeds from the lake.
My jon boat is equipped this way, but I often just tuck it in to cattail or bulrush beds to maximize cover.
Morrell hunts out of an 18-foot, aluminum jon boat.
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weight capacity, green representative model: lowe l1436 little jon boat or equivalent.