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noun as in barge

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Out in deep water it would sink, and that would be the last ever seen or heard of that flatboat.

Only two men got on the flatboat with Charlie when it was ready.

Shaking his head, the chief of the boatmen made an angry gesture toward the flatboat.

As you know, the flatboat kept on down the river till it reached the clearing this morning.

There was nothing in the appearance of the flatboat to interest him, nor could he note any change in the looks of the cabin.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flatboat, such as: raft, ark, dory, lighter, scow, and canal boat.

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