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skiff

noun as in boat

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Every day after dawn prayers, Akram and seven friends and relatives hoist his skiff across the beach at Al Khokha, and into the Red Sea.

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The guide will pole the skiff along on the shallow flats from a platform at the back of the boat, while the angler stands ready to cast from the front.

The thrust was nervous and ill-calculated, and the next instant the skiff had blundered under the bows of the launch.

Coming to the first of the dim shapes, he grasped it and thereby propelled the skiff to another beyond.

So we unhitched a skiff and pulled down the river two mile and a half, to the big scar on the hillside, and went ashore.

I toted up a load, and went back and set down on the bow of the skiff to rest.

So he locked me in and took the skiff, and started off towing the raft about half-past three.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skiff, such as: canoe, dinghy, and rowboat.

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

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