Definition for scow

noun as in barge

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ark, dory, flatboat, lighter

noun as in boat

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Here the “c” is hard and represents 7, and as the steamboat could easily outrun the “scow,” the phrase is easily remembered.

It was an ancient scow, housed over, and evidently had grown venerable in service as a floating fish-market.

See him as he journeys down the Yukon in a scow loaded with lumber for a mission building.

Footnote 23: A batteau is a kind of scow or flat-boat, used on shallow streams like the Hudson above Waterford.

I do not remember the embarking on the great scow for our trip down the Columbia to the Cascades.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scow, such as: raft, ark, dory, flatboat, lighter, and canal boat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.