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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

john′boat`(n.)

or john′ boat`

  1. a light, square-ended, flat-bottomed skiff.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of johnboat:

1900–05, Amer.; prob. John (the given name) +boat

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  1. johnboat(Noun)

    a flat bottomed boat with a very shallow draft, whose bow and stern are both squared off

    Eddie liked to take his johnboat into the shallow, reedy, sandbars that the out-of-town fishermen, with their big, expensive, fiberglass bassboats, couldn't reach.

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