Definition of Boaties
1. boatie [n] - See also: boatie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boaties
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Literary usage of Boaties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1827)
"... Lo ! lo! cam sailin' owr the deeps (Three frae the east, three down the Forth, Twa frae the south, twa frae the north), Ten bonnie boaties, ..."
2. An Inland Voyage, and Travels with a Donkey by Robert Louis Stevenson, James Cloyd Bowman (1918)
"There was a faint enthusiasm on our passage; weavers put their heads to the windows; children cried out in ecstasy at sight of the two "boaties" ..."
3. An Inland Voyage, and Travels with a Donkey by Robert Louis Stevenson (1922)
"There was a faint enthusiasm on our passage; weavers put their heads to the windows; children cried out in ecstasy at sight of the two "boaties"—• ..."
4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"—Twa we* boaties passengers convey,— Scare* fit to hand anent an auld wife on her foot An' trail'd by horses at a slow jog trot, D. Anderton'l Poemi, p. 71. ..."