Definition of Ship's boat

1. Noun. A boat for communication between ship and shore.

Exact synonyms: Cutter, Pinnace, Tender
Generic synonyms: Boat
Specialized synonyms: Gig



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ship's Boat

shinpads
shinplaster
shinplasters
shins
shinsplint
shinsplints
shintaido
shinties
shinty
shiny
shiny lyonia
ship
ship's bell
ship's bells
ship's biscuit
ship's boat
ship's chandler
ship's company
ship's cousin
ship's galley
ship's officer
ship's papers
ship-breaker
ship-building
ship-buildings
ship-rigged
ship-towed long-range acoustic detection system
ship beriberi
ship biscuit
ship broker

Literary usage of Ship's boat

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1. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and by Washington Irving (1849)
"The ship-s boat remained on the shore. They repaired it and put it in a state to bear a voyage, and then made sail, intending to return to England. ..."

2. The Voyage of the "Challenger.": The Atlantic; a Preliminary Account of the by Charles Wyville Thomson (1877)
"... but the sea was breaking heavily on the weather-coast, and it was considered unsafe to land opposite the practicable ascent in a ship-s boat. ..."

3. The Sailor's Pocket Book: a Collection of Practical Rules, Notes, and Tables by Sir Frederick George Denham Bedford (1875)
"... far better able to cope with a surf than a ship-s boat, and the coast-boatmen being more skilful in managing boats in a surf than the crews of ships. ..."

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