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 Meanings and Examples of BOAT
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boat
 n.  a small vessel for travel on water
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I run my boat into New York, buy from Yankee firms, sub rosa, of course, and away I go.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  He had never lost a boat or even been forced to dump a cargo.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  A pagan hearing the lapping of the waters around Charon's boat could not have felt more desolate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  Rhett had brought her that linen and lace from Nassau on the last boat he slipped through the blockade and she had worked a week to make the garment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  You remember when the blockade tightened, I couldn't get a boat out of any Confederate port or into one, so there the money stayed in England.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  They aren't important when a boat is sinking.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
7  My early youth was spent as a gambler on a river boat and I can understand people like that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
8  When Maud and Erik returned and the grouping shifted, Erik muttered at Carol, "There's a boat on shore."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  The breeze flowed round the boat in a chill current.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  She rose slowly, slowly stepped over the water in the bottom of the old boat.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  Not as coy or uneasy lovers but as companions they walked to the boat, and he lifted her up on the prow.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
12  Then he condescended, "Better jump out here and I'll take the boat around back."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
13  The men pushed their light boat out on the burnished lake, disappeared beyond the reeds.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
14  They had just landed from their boat, and this was the first house they entered.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
15  And therefore three cheers for Nantucket; and come a stove boat and stove body when they will, for stave my soul, Jove himself cannot.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
Example Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
16  I had just got up to their boat when a strong wind hit us.
17  The wind is so light—you'll have to nurse the boat along.
18  A flurry of wind upset the small boat.
19  The boat rolled heavily in the troughs between the waves.
20  The wooden boat was built to withstand just about every weather condition at sea.
21  A fairly strong current seemed to be moving the whole boat.
22  The boat was carried along in the current.
23  The boat drifted along, with the child asleep inside it and no one guiding its direction.
24  The boat bobbed gently up and down on the water.
25  Every life is a boat, the dream is the boat sail.
26  I feel lonelier in the middle of London than I do on my boat in the middle of nowhere.
27  The boat finally fetched up on a sandy beach.
28  As the boat picked up speed, the coastline receded into the distance until finally it became invisible.
29  The boat measured fifteen feet in length and four feet in breadth.
30  Hang off the rope, let's start our boat.