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A flatbottom open boat of shallow draft, having a pointed bow and a square stern and propelled by oars, sail, or motor.
[Middle English skif, from Old French esquif, from Old Italian schifo, of Germanic origin.]
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(Nautical Terms) any of various small boats propelled by oars, sail, or motor
[C18: from French esquif, from Old Italian schifo a boat, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German schif ship]
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any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person.
[1565–75; (< Middle French esquif) < Italian schifo < Langobardic; compare Old High German scif ship]
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skiff[skɪf] N → esquife m
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skiff[ˈskɪf] n (= boat) → skiff m
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n → Skiff nt; (Sport) → Einer m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
skiff[skɪf] n (boat) → skiff m inv
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