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1 A small flat-bottomed craft, built in the form of a floating platform or stage, for men working to caulk a vessel's waterline seam, to bream its side, or to repair its bottom.

2 A small wooden boat, with sharp pointed bows and stern, and a very low freeboard, used by wildfowlers in estuaries and local waters.

3 A flat-bottomed pleasure boat with square ends and drawing very little water used on rivers and propelled with a pole.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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