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See definition of lighters on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarge
  • as inraft

synonyms for lighters

  • raft
  • ark
  • dory
  • flatboat
  • lighter
  • scow
  • canal boat
  • freight ship
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How to use lighters in a sentence

At the pier at "W" were several big lighters filled with wounded who were about to be towed out to Hospital ships.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I went into Melbourne at once, secured buildings for our cargo, and arranged for lighters to take it up the Yarra-Yarra.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
A tug and a couple of lighters were stuck against her icy sides, and, like leeches, were sucking from her what they could.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Hope almost failed to reassure him as he gazed first at the departing lighters and then at the ice-panoplied hulk on Razee.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Will you take fifteen hundred dollars—cash—now—for that wreck, as you leave her when you've loaded those lighters?
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
There were no docks or jetties, and all loading and unloading had to be done over the side into lighters and country boats.
RECOLLECTIONS OF CALCUTTA FOR OVER HALF A CENTURYMONTAGUE MASSEY
A few lighters also come down the stream with bricks and produce from the interior, and are towed to the islands.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
A third company essays the task: the lighters are filled with dead and wounded.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
The lighters are placed in position so as to form a bridge between the gangway and the rock.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
The swirling current drove the lighters adrift, and the bridge was broken.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
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